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Piquant Iced Ginger Tea

Piquant Iced Ginger Tea

Ginger can be used in so many different ways, from cooking, to iced drinks, teas, traditional medicine, home remedies, you name it! For us at Basilur its versatility always amazes us. Ginger has become a staple ingredient at Basilur and we incorporate it into many of our blends because we amazed by the plethora of health benefits it contains.  Since summer is just around the corner, it's always good to have a great iced tea recipe in hand. This ginger iced tea recipe we are sharing with you today is full of flavour, making it the perfect thirst quencher on a warm summer...

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English Buttermilk Scones

English Buttermilk Scones

Ready to host an afternoon spring tea party with your friends or family? We are here to make it extra special with a classic treat you can prepare in less than an hour! What are they? Decadent buttermilk scones which no tea party would be complete without! Let’s get baking! For this recipe you will need: 02 cups /or 300g plain flour (plus extra to dust the baking tray) 03 teaspoons baking powder 02 tablespoons maple syrup 01 cup /or 250ml buttermilk (plus extra to brush on top of the scones) Directions: First preheat your oven to 180°C. Lightly dust...

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Minty Fresh Iced Tea Recipe

Minty Fresh Iced Tea Recipe

Minty Fresh Iced Tea If you are a tea lover this is a must-try! A chilled glass of iced tea with lots of ice cubes, mint leaves, and honey is the ideal beverage to sip on with your family and friends or even by yourself. What better way to spend some quality “me” time than with a cup of cold drink on a warm day on your garden porch. We can’t think of anything better. It is very easy to make, requires less effort, and will keep you well hydrated through hot days.  The best thing is that you probably...

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Tea cakes with Basilur Earl Grey

Tea cakes with Basilur Earl Grey

If you’re a tea lover, these tea cakes will bring you a tea experience you’ve never had before. They are great to be served with afternoon tea or for Sunday brunch.  Our favourite tea cakes are made with Earl Grey tea because it makes the perfect fit for a cake because of its rich sweet and tangy flavour notes culminating from the bergamot orange oil added to the black tea to create Earl Grey tea.  Here’s our tried and tested recipe for a rich, buttery, flavourful and soft tea cake!  The Earl Grey milk makes up the base for the...

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