Hot Mulled Cider recipe – A holiday fave to share & enjoy

Sharing our Hot Mulled Spice Recipe

apple-mulling-spices-etc-at-the-shop-wfs-fbIngredients

  • 16 cups pure apple juice or fresh apple cider
  • 4 (2-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 6 fresh or dehydrated orange, lemon, apple, or pear slices
  • Add cranberries if desired
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • dozen fennel seeds
  • just a pinch of nutmeg
  • dozen tellicherry peppercorn
  • tablespoon of ginger root

Directions

dried-orange-slices-at-wfs-and-air-plant-fbCombine all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat for at least 20 minutes.  The juice, (wine or cider) needs time to absorb all of the flavours from these lovely ingredients.

Don’t let it heat up so much that it boils. You’ll know when it’s ready because your kitchen will smell so good!

You can wrap the ingredients in a cheese cloth bag too,  which makes for easier clean up, and less ‘floaties’ in the cup!

Pour into mugs, garnish with a sprig of mint if desired.

Time: 20 min – Prep: 10 min – Yield: 12 + servings  Level: Easy

Alternatively, we offer Mulled Spice Kits at our Etsy shop: HERE – Cheers!

Sharing our Autumn hours, and an abundance of tea at Wall Flower Studio!

Herbal TeaAutumn is the time to cosy up with a warm cup of herbal tea! The seasons have shifted gears, Karen has harvested all kinds of herbs from her garden! Wall Flower Studio’s herbal tea line is growing! The harvest was just in time too, as it’s now sweater weather here in Ontario.

It’s time to enjoy the harvest, the changing colour of leaves, and to settle ourselves into the cooler weather that fall offers.

As noted we have an abundance of herbal, green and chai tea available! (See our partial list below). Karen is happy to create custom blends for her customers, too!  Visit the shop to see all of the creative and soothing tea combinations with which one can indulge.

Can’t get to Minden?… Shop online  via our Etsy store, too. 🙂

wall-flower-studio-shop-hours-fall-2016Our hours have changed, like the seasons do, so we’re sharing the October and November open times at the shop. We are now closed on Tuesday & Sunday.

This of course doesn’t take into account special events or workshops, and our December holiday hours will expand.

Check back for more on that in late November, and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, too. 🙂

Thank you!

 

Tea tasters at Wall Flower Studio:

Flowering Tea placed in hot water - beginning to open - Wall Flower Studio

We offer organic Flowering Tea Blooms, too!

Chocolate Chai
Coconut Ginger Chai
Spiced Apple Chai
Mint Chai
Rooibos Vanilla Chai
Vanilla Citrus Chai
Chamomile
Lavender
Ginger Mint
Lavender + Green Tea
Lavender + Chamomile
Calendula
Hibiscus Flower
Jasmine Pearls

An abundance of Lemon balm!

An abundance of Lemon balm!

Citrus + Ginger
Lemongrass + Mint
Lemongrass + Sage
Licorice + Lemongrass
Orange + Chamomile
Calendula + Mint
Hibiscus + Green Tea
Chocolate Mint
Dandelion Root + Fennel
Lemongrass + Fennel
Lemonbalm + Green Tea
Rosehip + Ginger
Lavender + Rosehip
Chamomile + Comfrey
Green Tea + Jasmine
Green Tea + Sage

We are happy to create custom blends, too! Contact Karen to create your own personal cuppa tea! 

 

Happy Autumn!

Succulents in Wire teapot at Wall Flower Studio