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Chai Yerba Mate by @Chai_Struck - MA Recipes

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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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Moringa Powder Sauce Recipe for Fish and Meat - MA Recipes

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How to make this rich and easy superfood sauce from moringa leaf powder, packed with antioxidants and perfect for a savory dish. This sauce recipe was created by Chef Jon Cholakian from @GastronomybyJon, with a bonus monkfish recipe to pair with this earthy, spinachy sauce. Also a unique accompaniment for roast lamb!
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How to make this rich and easy superfood sauce from moringa leaf powder, packed with antioxidants and perfect for a savory dish. This sauce recipe was created by Chef Jon Cholakian from @GastronomybyJon, with a bonus monkfish recipe to pair with this earthy, spinachy sauce. Also a unique accompaniment for roast lamb!
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The Stories of Hanukkah: 3 Treats & Teas for the Festival of Lights

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Explore the miracle of Hanukkah and how it is practiced today with 3 traditional Jewish foods. Latkes, kugel and sufganiyot: learn their histories, how to make them, and recommended tea pairings. Plus, understand the meaning of tea in Jewish life and a brief history of flaming tea.

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Explore the miracle of Hanukkah and how it is practiced today with 3 traditional Jewish foods. Latkes, kugel and sufganiyot: learn their histories, how to make them, and recommended tea pairings. Plus, understand the meaning of tea in Jewish life and a brief history of flaming tea.

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Easy Vegan Yerba Mate Lemon Cake - MA Recipes

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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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