It was a hot summer day, and Sarah was craving something cold and refreshing to drink. She searched her fridge and found a few bergamot leaves that she had picked from her garden earlier that day. She decided to make iced tea using the bergamot leaves and some black tea.
As she boiled the water and steeped the tea, the aroma of bergamot filled the kitchen. She added a spoonful of honey and the bergamot leaves, which lent a sweet and tangy flavor to the tea.
After letting the tea cool down, Sarah poured it over a tall glass filled with ice cubes and garnished it with lemon slices and additional bergamot leaves. She took a sip and was immediately transported to a peaceful oasis where she could feel the gentle breeze on her face and the sun warming her skin.
Sarah enjoyed her refreshing Bergamot Leaf Iced Tea in her garden, admiring the beauty of her flowers and the colorful butterflies flying around. She sipped her iced tea slowly, savoring every moment and feeling grateful for the simple pleasures in life.
From that day on, Bergamot Leaf Iced Tea became Sarah's go-to drink during the hot summer months. She often invited her friends over and served them her homemade iced tea, which never failed to impress and refresh them.
Sarah loved how easy and versatile this recipe was, and how it allowed her to use the fresh herbs from her garden to create a unique and delicious drink. She also loved how it reminded her of the peacefulness and beauty of nature and how it always made her feel more connected to the earth.
- 4 cups water
- 4 teaspoons loose-leaf black tea or 4 tea bags
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/4 cup Citroo® dried bergamot leaves
- 1 lemon, sliced
- Ice cubes
Bring the water to a boil in a medium-sized saucepan.
Remove the pan from the heat and add the loose-leaf black tea or tea bags.
Steep the tea for 3-5 minutes, or until it reaches your desired strength.
Add the honey and bergamot leaves to the tea and stir well.
Allow the tea to cool to room temperature.
Once cooled, transfer the tea to a pitcher and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until chilled.
Serve the tea in glasses filled with ice cubes and garnish with lemon slices and fresh rosemary.
This refreshing and aromatic Bergamot Leaf Iced Tea is perfect for a hot summer day or for any time you need a refreshing drink. The honey and bergamot leaves add a subtle sweetness, while the lemon slices give it a zesty kick. You can also experiment with different types of tea, such as green or oolong, to create your own unique version of this delicious iced tea.