Warmest Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya
…in the form of Chai Tea.
Our Amani Garden Cafe in Nairobi, Kenya is famous for a yummy cup of chai on chilly mornings during the dry season.
How could we not share our secret recipe with you?
2 cups milk
2 cups water
1 tablespoon loose black tea leaves
1 teaspoon chai masala*
Bring nearly to a boil. When it simmers, it’s done! Pour through sieve to strain out tea and spices. Serve hot with sugar to taste.
*You can use masala from Kenya, Tanzania, or you can mix your own!
1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1⁄4 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp cardamom
1⁄8 tsp ground black pepper
Pairs well with gingersnaps.
Our name, Amani ya Juu, is a Swahili saying which means “Peace from Above”. We are a social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for women from many African nations and cultures. We use beautiful African materials to create high quality fair trade home goods and accessories.
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