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Thai Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea
Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

Thailand has two seasons, hot and really hot. Temperatures soar into the triple digits and the humidity is unforgiving. Cold drinks are very important, and though they may sound familiar, they're frequently very different from those found in this country. ... Read more

Total time: 25 minutes plus 1 hour chilling | Serves 4
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup Thai tea mix
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • Half-and-half

Step 1Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in tea mix. Simmer over medium-low heat 20 minutes.

Step 2Stir in sugar to taste. Strain through sieve lined with cheesecloth. Chill thoroughly, 1 hour.


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