Jasmine Tea Infused w/ Ginger, Lemon Grass and Mint

2 qts. cold water
1 tbs. jasmine tea
1 tbs. green tea
½ cup fresh, peeled, roughly chopped ginger
2 stalks lemon grass, peeled and roughly chopped
12 sprigs fresh mint, roughly broken apart by hand
1/3 cup granulated sugar
Lemon or lime slices, for garnish (optional)
Candied ginger, for garnish (optional)

  1. In pot with lid, bring water to boil over high heat. Immediately after it begins to boil, add jasmine tea, green tea, ginger, lemon grass and mint.
  2. Remove from heat and stir briefly. Add sugar and stir until granules dissolve. Allow to steep 10 to 15 min.
  3. Pour solution through a fine-mes-sieve. Bring to room temp. before storing in reefer. Chill until cold.
  4. Pour into glasses with ice and garnish with lemon or lime slices, and candied ginger, if desired.

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