Tisanes are herbal infusions made by steeping fresh herbs in boiling water, a process similar to brewing hot tea. Our version is a fragrant, soothing finish to a fine meal. Be sure to buy only pesticide-free herbs.
- Servings: 8
Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2003
- 1 sprig lemon balm
- 4 sprigs fresh mint
- 1 sweet geranium leaf (optional)
- 1 sprig rosemary, thyme, or lavender
Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Place herbs in a warmed teapot; cover with the boiling water. Let steep 5 minutes, then strain liquid into serving cups.