Mint & Gunpowder Tea

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

  • About

Mint tea is so popular in Morocco that it’s served after every meal and has been coined “Berber whisky” because it’s served at every social gathering. There is an art form that comes with pouring the tea: the higher the pour the better, so that a light foam develops on the surface.


  • 1 teabag of gunpowder tea or green tea
  • 8 mint sprigs
  • about 3 tbsp


  1. Pour 1 l/35 fl oz/4⅓ cups boiling water into a teapot, add the teabag and the mint spri