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Spiced Persimmon Turmeric Tea

From Statesboro Market2Go

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Source: (Entered by Ariana Giddens)
Serves: 4-6

8 cups Water
1 Piece of peeled and sliced ginger root
1 Piece of peeled and sliced turmeric root
1 teaspoon Peppercorns
6 Cinnamon sticks
2 Persimmons, thinly sliced (save a little for garnish)
Sweetener such as honey to taste.

Step by Step Instructions
  1. Place the water, ginger, turmeric, peppercorns, cinnamon sticks and persimmon slices in a large saucepan and bring to a boil, then lower the heat and let the mixture simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. Strain the tea through a mesh strainer or a coffee filter, then pour into cups or bowls. You can add the reserved persimmon slices for garnish.
  3. You can refrigerate and reheat your tea if you desire.