weekend brunch

Another weekend. Another late breakfast (or should we say brunch?). And what tastes better than a cup of tea with your brunch? Here a number of different ways in which you can make this everyday yet can’t-do-without drink.

Ginger tea

Ginger tea is exactly that — tea made with ginger, rather than tea leaves. This ginger tea recipe makes one serving.


2 thin slices of fresh ginger

1 cup boiling water

Sugar to taste


Add ginger slices to boiling water and steep for 10 minutes. Add sugar to taste and sip away to glory.

Hot spiced tea

This hot spiced tea recipe makes four cups.


4 cinnamon sticks, 3 inches long

4 cups freshly brewed tea

1/4 cup honey

4 lemon or orange slices, optional

4 whole cloves


Combine tea, honey, cinnamon sticks and cloves in large saucepan; simmer for five minutes. Serve hot. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

Cinnamon spiced tea

This recipe makes four servings.


1/4 cup black tea

4 cups boiling water

Ground cinnamon

1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk


Allow tea to steep for five minutes in boiling water. Strain into four cups. Add dash of cinnamon and two tablespoons condensed milk to each serving. Stir and serve. — Agencies