(THE irony). It’s expensive and takes a long time to make it overseas, but we NEED it. I especially loved getting a piping hot can of the stuff from a vending machine on a cold day. I like the sound of your version. Use filtered water for the best tasting tea. I did try ice in it like I would sweet iced tea but it watered down the flavor too much. Best of luck to you with your cafe. Do you warm your half and half or just pour in cold? − 

The package came last week, but it wasn’t until today that I had time to experiment. Cream should not go in tea at all. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "aba56d4bd593270e9fcf9b09fbeff52e" );document.getElementById("f3f623ac44").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. back from his trip recently and it spurred on my desire to try, however, I still could not get the taste right. Discard the water. I feel like I might have seen a milk tea powder here in Japan too, so perhaps I should try it. That’s really cool that you are raising goats – the milk must be amazing.

I think I will try some more milk tea experiments in the future with different types of teas and post the results/recipes. Please keep in mind that the measurements are approximate and suited to my own taste. Or do you make your own? As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I’m using this glass teapot which has a strainer built into the lid to filter out the tea leaves. Mix the tea leaves a bit. Hi Carrie, thanks for trying the recipe and for commenting! Hi Kayra, thanks so much for the compliments! My wife and I used to live in Japan (both Tokyo and Kyoto) some 5 years ago and Milk Tea was one of my favorite drinks while we were there. Certainly my kids will love it. Thanks!

as long as a suitable type of tea and liquid milk and sugar are used. Milk tea and coffee together is called yuan yang. So now I have to go get the goods to make this milk tea! Benefits, Uses, & Recipes, What Is Ceylon Tea? Please reload the CAPTCHA. Combine water and tea leaves in a small saucepan over medium heat. I made a teapot full (about 4 cups) using 4 tea bags and enough brown sugar to my tastes.

After that, it’s up to you! Experiment and I’m sure you’ll find the amounts that are perfect for you! Welcome! As the name says, milk tea originated in Hong Kong. The type of tea is really what makes the difference! I’ve tried making milk tea with oolong but it’s never as good as when it’s made with black tea. My girlfriend introduced me to this tea a long time ago and we’ve been ordering the powdered Japanese Royal Milk tea from Amazon ever since. Notes: Of course, everyone is different as far as tastes, so you can adjust the ratios to your liking. I put in about 20 grams (4 tubes), but this is probably only suitable for the sugar-obsessed. For the longest time, I’d been trying to use English Breakfast or Earl Grey, but Uva and Ceylon are definitely the best teas to use. Specifically, a blend with 89% Sri Lankan uva and 10% Indian Darjeeling tea. I imagine that other uva teas may taste similar, but this one was the cheapest and also had assam and darjeeling bundled together, so it was a good deal. I’ll have to try goat’s milk! I just prefer brown sugar. After I did that, the tea turned to warm as a temperature which it is the way I like to drink. timeout http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%81%8A%E8%8C%B6%E3%81%AE%E5%86%A0%E5%9F%8E%E5%9C%92-%E7%B4%85%E8%8C%B6%E3%81%8A%E8%B2%B7%E3%81%84%E5%BE%97%E3%82%BB%E3%83%83%E3%83%88%E3%80%80%E9%A6%99%EF%BC%88%E3%83%80%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B8%E3%83%AA%E3%83%B3%E3%80%80%E3%82%A6%E3%83%90%E3%80%80%E3%82%A2%E3%83%83%E3%82%B5%E3%83%A0%EF%BC%89/dp/B005JRBUPI/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1441885050&sr=8-3&keywords=%E3%82%A6%E3%83%90%E8%8C%B6. Stir in sweetened, condensed milk. Hi Tracy, thanks for asking for clarification — you are right — it’s half cup to warm teapot. I made a teapot full (about 4 cups) using 4 tea bags and enough brown sugar to my tastes. Upon looking at Pungency’s label, I discovered why. I just answered a survey). Smooth, sweet, and creamy, just as milk tea should taste. Pungency, the inspiration behind the perfect milk tea. Thanks you! Please keep in mind that the measurements are approximate and suited to my own taste. I’d like to share the secret I discovered upon actually reading the labels. Lindsey Goodwin is a food writer and tea consultant with more than 12 years of experience exploring tea production and culture. After 3 minutes is up, take the steeper out of the cup. }. You can’t tell from the picture, but this is a slightly less sugary version. I'm a certified Tea Sommelier and a self-proclaimed iced tea master. Make your tea time creamy and sweet with milk tea.

Wanted to clarify the amount of water to use for steeping the tea. The milk I get fresh from my own goats definitely gets me close to the flavor because it is so rich, but I never had the right kind of tea! The first time I came to Japan, I fell in love. It was a birthday gift from one of my bosses. But I like honey in mine. Time limit is exhausted. Or, if you have time and want to make sure your milk tea doesn’t get diluted, you could cool your tea in the refrigerator. Can you tell me the brand of your Sri lanka UVA and Darjeeling tea and how to get them, please? ♥️ While the tea was very hot, I poured the cold half and half. I’m using a generous amount of half & half (1/4 cup) but feel free to add as little or as much as you like. I tried this recipe last night and it was delicious. Add 1 teaspoon of brown sugar right after you pour in your tea so that it can dissolve quickly in the hot tea. I live in the south and love cold iced sweet tea so this recipe was a really great discovery for me. ), I had a lot of trouble finding uva tea outside Japan, so it’s good to hear that there’s a good blend from Stash that matches. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. I’ve saved it to Pinterest and shared with my hubby.

display: none !important; }, What’s your preference in milk tea? A nice Irish version is to use mint tea. Brew a strong cup of tea with 2 teaspoons of black tea and a cup of hot water. Milk tea in Japan and Korea is really the best. My first experience with Royal milk tea was when I made a trip to Seoul, bought a can of royal milk from 7/11 and that was it, began my crazy , insane search of duplicating the first taste of royal milk tea. })(120000); setTimeout( (function( timeout ) { What is milk tea? The yellow-green smaller leaves on top are darjeeling. Do you use 1 cup or 1.5 cups to steep the tea? Would I be able to let this chill in the refrigerator after it is cool to have a nice cold milk tea later? function() { I even translated the whole back of the ???? Previously, I had tried using earl grey or English breakfast. .hide-if-no-js { Cha chow is milk tea prepared with condensed milk, instead of evaporated milk and sugar. If you want to add the milk before the sugar or want to make sure your tea doesn’t cool from adding cold milk, allow the milk to sit out for and come to room temperature. The taste was so indescribably good! I tried this recipe last night and it was delicious. Black teas like.

Now that I’m back in Japan, I decided I would try to make my own again. My nifty tea-steeper-diffuser-thing. I love milk tea, I too drink a lot of it while I’m sick, but then I have my addicted choice which is either chia or matcha. It is called "milk tea" to distinguish it from "Chinese tea", which is served plain. If that doesn’t bother you and you want a hot milk tea, you can heat up the milk. Hopefully it is the recipe you are looking for! I’m glad to hear of others who love milk tea as much as I do! I am going to order some as soon as I can.

I was thinking about stocking up on it when we went back home but this kind of solves it for us. I attempted to recreate the Pungency brand milk tea here, but after I wrote this, I found that there are many milk teas that use Ceylon (Kandy) Tea, and, to my surprise, a few that even use Earl Grey Tea. I drink probably million tea a day but this is something else. Take five.

You can also try date syrup or maple syrup. What we want is a strong cup of tea with a deep, dark color. subsequent visit to Japan, the urge became stronger and now, finally opening a cafe of my own, i want to introduce this drink to my people here. More notes: Several other types of tea do work. It seems like uva and ceylon tea are a little more difficult to find in the States, so I hope you can find some okay! Simmer for 3 more minutes. Once you’ve had a taste of milk tea, it’s really difficult to live life without it . I don’t normally have either on hand so they require a special trip to the store. Japanese Milk Tea Recipe. Milk and tea, maybe a little sugar, and you’ve got yourself a delicious beverage — but it’s not as easy as black tea with milk. I really prefer it after it was refrigerated overnight and served cold. The powdered stuff is probably the easiest way to get authentic Japanese milk tea outside Japan (I can’t imagine how much it’d cost to ship the bottled stuff! I’ll try the brown sugar, and the boba when I find them. I’m not a big fan of soda because of the carbonation so I’m sooo happy that there is tea in the vending machines here. Without further ado, here is my Japanese milk tea recipe, after the jump. Milk tea is similar, except it is made with evaporated or condensed milk instead of ordinary milk.