Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemum tea (菊花茶)is a flower-based tisane made from chrysamthemum flower of the species Chrysanthemum morifolium or Chrysanthemum indicum.

It is very popular in East Asia and S.E.Asia.   To prepare the tea, dried crysanthemum flower are steeped in hot water ( or boiled ), sweetened with rock sugar or granular sugar.  It is often served hot, but also popularly served chilled especially during hot days.


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