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Ecuador 2014 - Recipes

Horchata lojana/Mixed herbal tea

Horchata lojana is a tea type drink made from a variety of herbs and flowers including escancel or bloodleaf, lemon verbena, lemon grass, mint, chamomile, lemon balm, rose geranium, among others.

8 cups of water
8 tbs of horchata dried herb mix, ground
Juice from 2-3 lemons
Sugar or honey to taste

1. Bring the water to a boil and remove from heat.
2. Add the horchata herb mix to the hot water and let brew for 5 minutes, the herb sediments will drop to the bottom of the pot.
3. Strain the horchata mix, add the lemon juice and sweeten to tastes.
4. Serve warm or cold.


Ecuador 2014 - Recipes

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