Herb - Karkade
Beverage of Hibiscus is said to have been drunk already by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Teas made of Hibiscus is very popular around the world. The Hibiscus flower beverage can be consumed both hot and cold, and goes under several different names in different countries, Bissap in West Africa, Karkade in the Middle East and Roselle in Jamaica and in Asia.
Hibiscus flower is also very popular in flavored teas, and emits a deep aromatic flavor and a red color. The taste is slightly astringent, and often sweetened.
A strong aromatic acidic taste.
- use about 5 grams of tea (2 Tbsp). Pour in 100 °C water and let it steep for 5 minutes.