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7 Health Benefits of Chai

7 Health Benefits of Chai

Need another reason to drink a nice cup of chai? Or how about seven! Traditional masala chai is made up of a blend of spices (like cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, peppercorns, cloves, fennel) combined with a black tea, often an Assam tea. Each of the spices used in chai has its own list of health benefits, especially the well known and much loved spice heavy hitters like ginger and turmeric. So, we could spend an entire blog post on any one of them - and one day, we will! - but for this post, we wanted to focus on the health...

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Etymology 101: The Meaning of the Word Chai

Etymology 101: The Meaning of the Word Chai

Did you know that the word chai is the word for tea in Hindi? And going back even further, the word chai originally came from the Chinese word for tea, cha or chá. In North America, we often see menus and shops offering "chai tea" and "chai tea lattes" but technically this is like saying "tea tea" and "tea tea lattes" respectively. It can be a bit confusing! So let's break it all down.

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Learn How to Ice Your Favourite Chai, Blend or Tea with this Iced Tea Guide

Learn How to Ice Your Favourite Chai, Blend or Tea with this Iced Tea Guide

Learn how to ice your favourite teas with this downloadable Shanti Chai & Co's Iced Tea Guide here. Or read below to learn more about icing your favourite chai and herbal blends! Shanti Chai & Co's Original Chai Blend poured over ice and topped with cream. Learn how to ice chai, black tea, green tea and herbal tea/tisanes with both Quick Steep and Cold Brew Methods in this easy How-To Guide: Please feel free to share this guide with tea loving friends and family with the following link: https://shantichai.com/blogs/news/downloadable-iced-tea-guide-pdf   Iced Chai Iced Chai • Quick Steep Method Original Chai...

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Iced Chai Recipe: Quick Steep Method

Iced Chai Recipe: Quick Steep Method

Here is an easy recipe for delicious iced chai, using the Quick Steep Method. Although there are several ways to make an iced chai, this one uses a simpler quick steep method (no stove top or pot needed) and can easily be used to make one cup or ten! You can even make a big batch and store in the refrigerator for up to a week, since with this style the milk isn’t added until you serve.       Iced Chai • Quick Steep Method 1. In a glass measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of your favourite chai blend...

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Original Chai Blend: Spice Drop!

Original Chai Blend: Spice Drop!

Finally, we all agreed we had found it. This was the perfect cup, the blend for our Original Chai!

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