It’s only the middle of April and the weather here in the Philippines has been absolutely scorching! I mean, you come out of the house at six in the morning and the heat is already unbearable!
Times like these call for – no, demand – magnificent drinks that not only cool you off by slaking your thirst, but taste absolutely wonderful, too. One particularly gorgeous-tasting example would be the refreshing glass of iced lemongrass tea pictured above. Available at Cafe Ten Titas at the Araneta Center, this exotic cooler is a tangy infusion of lemongrass (tanglad) and just the barest hint of ginger. This refillable delight comes with a lemongrass twig for a stirrer that greatly enhances the drink’s flavor.