Saffron tea is said to be good for colds, coughs and low spirits, among other things.
• 3 cups water
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 4 to 5 saffron threads
• 3 bruised cardamom pods
• 2 tablespoons flaked almonds
• Honey, to taste
1. Put water and spices in pan and bring to a boil.
2. Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
3. Pour tea, add some flaked almonds and stir.
4. Add honey to taste.
Theresa O'Shea is a British freelance journalist who lives in the south of Spain and adores Spanish cooking.
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