Beautiful purple butterfly pea flowers are a fashionable ingredient in many brews these days and they’re renowned for high levels of antioxidants.
Butterfly Pea Flower Recipe
MAKES: about 4 cups
1-2 heaping teaspoons pea flower tea powder or about 5 dried flower
5-8 pieces of candied ginger
3 sprigs of fresh bruised peppermint (gently tap with the back of your knife to release the natural oils)
1 teaspoon dried chamomile flowers
- Make the first ferment and leave the jar in a warm place for 24-48 hours.
- Strain the grains and add the ingredients to the green swivel top bottle with the first ferment water kefir.
- Seal up the swivel top bottle and leave it in a warm place for 24 hours for the second ferment.
- Open slowly, strain and enjoy!
NEED TO KNOW:
While many natural food stores or tea shops do carry butterfly pea flower tea, you can also easily purchase high quality, butterfly pea flowers online.
Refrigerate immediately. It will be good for up to 8 weeks.