We get asked all the time how to make Tsai Tou Vounou, or Greek Mountain Tea. This beautiful and nourishing tea is a sage plant relative, collected along the hillsides of Greece. Tsai Tou Vounou is rich in iron and is used as a calming, medicinal herbal tea.
The tea comes with the stem and all in sealed bags. Take 1/4 or 1/3 of the entire bag (stem and flower). Fill a large pot with water and add tea. Bring water up to a boil and let steep. The tea will become stronger and more flavorful the longer is steeps.
Serve hot with honey and lemon, or try with honey and milk. The honey and lemon combination is great for absorbing the tea’s iron content. And for a relaxing evening or to compliment dessert, serve with milk and honey. This tea is a favorite and necessity in our home, try it in yours!