August 11, 2023

Recipe: Marigold and citrus leaf tea

Is there anything more lovely than a warm cup of tea on an autumn afternoon? Swap your English breakfast for something a little more luxurious.

Marigold and citrus leaf tea
makes 5 pots/10 cups

for tea
20 marigold flowers
10 fresh citrus leaves

Place marigold flowers on a rack in the sun, or in a dehydrator on about 45 degrees until completely dry. Place 2 of the dried flowers and 1 leaf in a cup (or for a small teapot use 4 dried flowers and 2 leaves). Pour over boiling water, and allow to steep for 3 minutes.


This article first appeared in the May 2023 issue of SALIFE magazine.

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