Banda cinnamon tea

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Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

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A trick from the Spice Islands, where spice finds its way into everything, is to use cinnamon-scented water to brew black tea.


  • 1 cinnamon/cassia stick
  • 2 black teabags


Bring 750 ml (3 cups) water to the boil with the cinnamon stick, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Use this spiceinfused water to brew the tea.