Recipes: Hot & Cold Drinks

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Whip up some of the tastiest drinks from around the world! Across partner communities, coffees, teas, and fruit drinks are part of gatherings, traditions, and relaxation. From hot, rich, and creamy flavours to cold, fruity and tangy, you’re covered here. You’ll find something that hits the spot as spring turns to summer!

Ginger Chai Tea

East Africa


• 3 cups of milk • 4 tbsp of black loose- leaf tea • 2 inches fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 10 cardamom pods (or 1⁄2 tsp ground cardamom)
• 6 cloves, crushed
• 1⁄2 cup sugar


1. In a saucepan, add milk, tea, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and sugar.
2. Bring milk, tea, and spices mixture to a simmer.
3. Pour through a fine sieve into mugs. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon and serve hot!




• 1⁄4 cup long grain rice
• 1 cup water
• 3 1⁄2 cups milk
• 2 1⁄2 tbsp sugar
• 1 cinnamon stick (or 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon powder)
• 1 cinnamon stick (or 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon powder)


1. Soak the long grain rice in water overnight.
2. Drain the rice and blend it in a blender with 1 cup of milk.
3. Strain the rice milk through a fine sieve, like a cheesecloth.
4. In a saucepan, mix rice milk with the remaining dairy milk, sugar, and cinnamon stick. Simmer mixture for 15 minutes.
5. Remove from heat and remove the cinnamon stick.
6. Stir in vanilla extract.
7. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon and serve hot!

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Sitwonad "Limeade"



• 4-5 limes
• 1 cup of sugar
• 1 tsp almond extract
• 3 trays of ice
• 4 cups of water
• Mint leaves (for garnish)


1. Squeeze lime juice from limes, you’ll want about 1 cup.
2. Over medium heat, dissolve sugar in 3 cups of water for 3-4 minutes.
3. Add lime juice, almond extract, and the last cup for water.
4. Pour over ice and serve! Add a mint leaf for garnish.