Summer time is a perfect period for you to try out new recipes, especially when you are at your vacations with hats, sunglasses, and straws- making it an ideal time for relaxation. For lots of people, summer is a time for vacation while for others its deadline, meetings, and laptops. Don’t stress yourself with the idea that you don’t have a plan for vacation this time. You can try these exotic and refreshing drinks which will give you a dream of your dream destination as well as will keep yourself. These drinks will keep you cool throughout the hot weather.
The next time when you feel like drinking some refreshing drink to keep yourself cool in the summer time and want to avoid those sugary drinks- try out these amazing healthy summer coolers recipes from around the world. Below is the list of recipes you should try. Some of the recipes include tea. Ensure that you only use luxury tea brands if possible to make these summer coolers tastier.
· Brazilian Lemonade
· Thai Iced Tea
· Jamaican- Hibiscus Ginger Punch
1. THE BRAZILIAN LEMONADE:
It is a classic summer combination of ice and citrus. When mixed together it gets a tropical spin, making a perfect unique drink to refresh your mood and experience the coasts of Brazil at your home. It is one of the conventional lemonade recipes which is made of condensed sweet milk. Brazil is known for lemons while limes are abundant. That is why it is no surprise that the Brazilian Lemonade is made of limes. If you are among one of those who is curious about the fact that the combination of condensed milk and lime is wrong. Then sip on this drink and you will get to know this recipe is perfect to refresh yourself this summer. It is a complete drink with a mix of tangy flavor, cream, and ice; balancing the mild sweetness of milk with an excellent complement drink for warm summer time.
· 4 limes
· 1 cup powdered sugar
· 5 cups of cold water
· 5 teaspoons of condensed sweetened milk
Beat the sweetened condensed milk, sugar, and limes together into a jar. Now add water as much as you require until everything is well combined. Pour the mix into a glass through a strainer. Now add the remaining water. Stir and serve it with crushed ice.
2. THE THAI ICED TEA:
Are you dreaming of enjoying summer at the beach of Bangkok at stuck in the meeting at the boardroom? There is no reason to think before you sip on to the cherry Thai iced tea. There are few things in the world those are as good as ice tea. There are many luxury tea companies which offer high quality of Black tea. The Thai Iced tea is also known as ‘Cha yen’. It is one of the favorite drink in Thailand as it is made of black tea which gets it the orange color. Then tea brew is then infused with species like clove and star anise to give it a spiced warm aroma that helps in balancing the sweetness of the tea. Serve this tea in a tall glass along with a straw and enjoy your day.
· 4 1/2 cups of warm water
· 4 tea bags of black tea
· 4 teaspoons of sugar
· 1/4 cup of sweetened condensed milk
· 1/4 cup of evaporated milk
The recipe for the Thai Iced tea is very simple and easy to make. Start with bringing the water to boil in order to brew the black tea. As the water is heated, add tea bags, cloves, and star anise and let it steep in the kettle for 5 to 10 minutes. Do not let the mixture sit for more than 10 minutes as the flavor can get strong in taste. Strain the mixture into a jar. Add sugar and mix until it gets dissolves completely.
Cool the drink to room temperature. Add ice in the jar. Pour the tea into glasses. Add a teaspoon of sweetened condensed milk into the glass and serve chilled.
3. JAMAICAN – HIBISCUS GINGER PUNCH
With every sip of Hibiscus Ginger drink, the life will seem to be a lot closer to Island with this coconut, refreshing, rice milk summer drink. The drink is Mexican and Latin American inspired as it is based on icy creamy rice drink- popular of all time. It is very famous drink, sold on the streets in carts or on taco stalls.
· half cup of uncooked white rice
· 2 cups of boiling water
· 2/3 cup of sugar
· half cup grated coconut
· 2 cups of rice water
· ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
· ¼ teaspoon of powdered cinnamon
In a blender, combine rice and coconut. Add 2 cups of boiling water and let it cool down for 15 minutes. Blend the mixture until a smooth mix is formed. Take a cheesecloth and strain the mixture into a pitcher. With the help of a black spoon, press the mixture to get the required liquid. Throw away the remaining components. Pour the drink into a glass and serve chilled.
We are sure that by now you must be feeling inspired. So, get creative and start thinking about creating your own special drink. Include some luxury tea brand in your recipes that go well along the wide range of flavors.