Flavored Rooibos, a wide choice of flavors
Although rooibos is usually drunk with milk, it can also be drunk plain as it has a rich and slightly sweet taste. The red tea can be used to make gourmet blends with contrasting flavors. Vanilla or citrus fruits, for example, blend wonderfully with the nutty flavor characteristic of red rooibos.
What are the benefits of rooibos tea?
Rooibos tea has many benefits, it is rich in antioxidants, potassium, calcium and magnesium. It has various medicinal virtues against asthma, allergies, eczema or insomnia. As it is free of caffeine and has a very low tannin content, red tea can be consumed at any time of the day. It is very pleasant to the taste and will naturally remineralize your body.
How to prepare a Rooibos
Rooibos tea is prepared like any other tea, except that to diffuse its delicate fragrance it must be brewed longer. It usually takes between 5 and 10 minutes to brew and unlike tea it will never become bitter. South Africans traditionally drink rooibos tea with sugar and milk. But plain rooibos is also very good, as it has a natural nutty, slightly sweet flavor. It can also be flavored with vanilla or combined with other flavors to create gourmet or original infusions.