Friday, 10 August 2012

Treating The Common Cold

Treating The Common Cold

A drink made from Chinese tea leaves, salt and shallots



1 handful of Chinese tea leaves
1/2 tsp salt
2 shallots
3 cups of boiling water


1.  Wash the shallots. Do not remove the shallot skin nor the roots. Just make sure the shallots are properly washed and cleaned.
2.  Use the flat side of a cleaver to give a smack to the shallots
3.  Put all the 3 ingredients into a large mug
4.  Add in 3 cups of boiling water
5.  Let it steep for 10 minutes

Top left : notice the roots of the shallots - do not remove the roots nor the skin. Top right : salt. Bottom : Chinese tea leaves

Just for comparing the sizes. You need a large mug which can hold at least 3 cups of water

After 10 minutes, it's ready for use

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