Refreshing Ways to Stay Cool This Summer (Part I)

Lemongrass Iced Tea @ Cafe Ten Titas

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.

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