True, coffee lovers have countless places to indulge in their passion in Vienna, Budapest, and Prague, but tea enthusiasts have their temples, too. Many of these establishments brew pots of their own signature spiced blends like this one with star anise, cloves, and lemon peel—both invigorating and soothing at the same time. Let the water come to a boil very slowly so the flavorings release gently.
Slowly bring the water, lemon zest, anise, and cloves to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the tea and honey. Cover and let stand for 3 minutes. Strain into a warmed cup and serve immediately.
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