Chai Tea Mix


1 tablespoon Spice Hound whole green cardamom pods
1 tablespoon Spice Hound dried orange peel
1 tablespoon Spice Hound ground ginger
1 tablespoon Spice Hound cinnamon chips
1 1/2 teaspoon Spice Hound whole cloves
1 1/2 teaspoon Spice Hound whole black peppercorn, cracked


Combine all ingredients.
When ready to use, crush in a mortar or pulse-grind in coffee mill until the cardamom pods open.


To make chai tea:
For a 16 oz serving, add one heaping teaspoon to teapot.
Add 3/4 cup boiling water. Wait 5 minutes.
Add one heaping teaspoon of black leaf tea and add another 3/4 cup boiling water. Wait 2-4 minutes.
Strain the whole pot into 1/2 cup warm milk.
Sweeten to taste with honey or sugar.