Thé du Hammam is a fruity blend of delicate green tea with berries, rose, orange flower and green date that evokes the characteristic fragrances used in a hammam. This tea is available as both loose tea and gourmet tea bags at palaisdesthes.com.
Champagne with Thé du Hammam
3 rounded teaspoons or 3 tea bags of Le Palais des Thés “Thé du Hammam” tea
10 ounces of spring water
10 ounces of Champagne
2 tbsp. of peach liqueur
Infuse the Le Palais des Thés “Thé du Hamman” tea leaves in lightly simmering spring water for 3 minutes. (Do not let the water come to a boil!) Filter the leaves, let the tea cool, and then let chill in the refrigerator for a half hour. Put chilled tea and peach liqueur in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into flutes, about half way up, and top off with well-chilled Champagne.
For approx. 5 flutes
*Recipe and image courtesy of Le Palais Des Thés.*