Ginger Blast Tea makes a great summertime cooler

Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Ginger Blast Tea makes a great summertime cooler

By REBEKAH DENN
P-I REPORTER

Chef Stephanie Speer gave us this account of how to make the Ginger Blast drink that fans remember from the old Green Cat Cafe on Capitol Hill:

Take a quarter-pound of ginger, take all the skin off, and slice it into circles. Cuisinart it “so it’s nice and edible.” Then mix the puree with four cups of lemon juice, one cup of honey, and a teaspoon of cayenne. “It’s as simple as that!”

Speer recommends several ways to serve the blast: Drink it straight as shots, brew it with hot water for Ginger Blast Tea, or mix it with soda water and ice for a summertime cooler.

Author: Ken Craig-Saunders

Born in New York, Educated in the Berkshires, Became an adult in CA and found my Soul in Seattle. I'm a bearish middle aged, happy man who lives w my husbear in the OC.