Discover the incredible uses of 40 home-grown and foraged ingredients for making a variety of original brew-it-yourself recipes. You will learn how to grow, find, harvest, dry, and store ingredients including berries, roots, seeds, leaves, and flowers--plus the profile of each: history, health benefits, parts of the plant to use, and how to brew singly. The 30 recipes are for complex blends and specialty drinks such as detox teas, class night-time brews, Moroccan mint, Korean barley tea, bubble tea, and even dandelion coffee. Step-by-step detailed instructions are given for each recipe. There is also a best of the rest section with more unique ingredients that can be added to your brews, such as ginger, cinnamon, pomegranate, and orange. Enjoy the satisfaction and health benefits of brewing your own natural teas.
About the Author
Richard Hood and Nick Moyle are founders of the award-winning website www.twothirstygardeners.co.uk, which chronicles their adventures turning what they grow and forage into drinks. They are the authors of the craft-beer book Brew It Yourself, and have been featured on specialist gardening radio shows and are regular contributors to publications such as the Independent and Reader's Digest. Both reside in the UK, Hood in Bath and Moyle in Frome.