Food: Sticky Chai is terrific
Or, the only product I’ve ever bought on the strength of a How To Spend It recommendation
I <3 chai. I’ve made my own, and I regularly scout tea shops for new blends.
Recently I came across an article in the FT’s How To Spend It Magazine about an Australian blend, Sticky Chai.
One impulse buy and several weeks of waiting later, I can confirm that this chai is among the best I’ve ever had. And the writer of the How To Spend It article described the pleasure of the preparation perfectly:
I find the preparation a pleasing ritual (simmering two tablespoons in 150ml of water in a saucepan for two minutes, then adding 350ml of milk and a dash of honey and further simmering for two to three minutes before carefully straining into a petite teapot), and the result is a mix between an invigorating wake-up and a fragrant rush of heady exotic aroma.