This month we're talking lemon peel. Got a whole blog about it right here. In our Black/Yellow tea, we use dehydrated lemon peels - not fresh ones, but if you've got lemon peels at home, you can easily make a lemon peel tea with those fresh peels. Here's what you need and how to do it.
1 organic lemon
Simple syrup (feel free to use our mint-basil simple syrup recipe here), or plain sugar, to taste
Lemon juice - about 1 tbsp or half a lemon, it's totally up to you
1 quart of water
- Thinly peel the rind from the lemon and add it to a pitcher.
- Add the simple syrup and water, then stir.
- Allow the lemon peel tea to cool, then drink.
Feel free to garnish your lemon peel "tea" with herbs or fresh fruit. You can't go wrong.
*Note: You should probably use organic lemons that have been washed very well because you're making a tea from the rind. Don't wanna eat dirt and pesticides.