chai

I thought it would be nice to share my fave recipe for chai . Nothing better !!!
3 tea spoons loose black tea or 2 tea bags
1 cinnamon stick
2 whole star anise
8 cardamom pods
10 cloves
3 peppercorns
2 small pieces of candied ginger
1-2 inch piece of vanilla bean 
1 cup dairy or nut milk of your choice
honey
Combine the tea and spices in a saucepan with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 15 mins .Strain tea through a fine seive or cheesecloth . Return tea to saucepan and add milk , heat thoroughly and sweeten to taste with honey 
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