If you are a fan of hot drinks, you have probably spotted the many Christmas themed coffees available – from toffee nut and gingerbread lattes to orange flavoured mochas, there is plenty of choice for the coffee lover.
As wonderful as these are on occasion, with their high sugar and caffeine content they are not always the healthiest choice. Tea, with its rich antioxidant properties is a far healthier choice.
So if you want to reap the health benefits of tea while enjoying a more festive, spiced flavour, why not try a chai? Chai is simply the word for tea in Hindi and it’s an important part of the Indian subcontinent’s culture. Ranging from intense spiced black teas to delicate green teas, chai can be used to flavour curries and desserts, and is even used in hair and body treatments.
For the traditional spiced chai, Assam tea is used due to its full, malty...