The Royal Tea

The #PaletteForYourPalate Tea Cocktail The Royal Tea is MO Bar & Lounge Manager Jule Van Zant’s creation, inspired by TEALEAVES Organic Imperial Oolong + Pantone 1945C + Mood: Sophisticated.


TEALEAVES’ and Pantone Color Institute’s #PaletteForYourPalate is a first-of-its-kind collaboration where 10 iconic tea blends serve as muse to over 30 world-class chefs and mixologists.
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The #PaletteForYourPalate Tea Cocktail The Royal Tea is MO Bar & Lounge Manager Jule Van Zant’s creation, inspired by TEALEAVES Organic Imperial Oolong + Pantone 1945C + Mood: Sophisticated.

 

Notes from Julie Van Zant, MO Bar & Lounge Manager at Mandarin Oriental, New York:

 

“Rich notes of Organic Imperial Oolong is grounded by earthy beet juice, then highlighted by bright meyer lemon. Lastly, pomegranate adds an elegance without losing brilliance in taste.”

“Pomegranate adds an elegance without losing brilliance in taste.”

The Royal Tea Cocktail

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 3 Teaspoons
    Pomegranate Seeds
  • 0.5 Ounces
    Meyer Lemon Juice
  • 0.25 Ounces
    Ginger Oolong Honey (See Recipe Below)
  • 0.25 Ounces
    Beet Juice
  • 2 Ounces
    Vodka
  • 1
    Candied Beet, Sliced

Steps

  1. Spoon pomegranate seeds into cocktail shaker.

  2. Gently press to extract juice.

  3. Add remaining ingredients, add ice and stir.

  4. Double strain into martini glass and garnish with candied beet.

  5. Enjoy!

Ginger Oolong Honey

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1
    TEALEAVES Organic Imperial Oolong Whole Leaf Pyramid Teabag (Master Blend No. 2239)
  • 0.5 Cups
    Water
  • 1 Cup
    Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon
    Fresh Ginger

Steps

  1. Combine water, honey, contents of 1 TEALEAVES Imperial Oolong Whole Leaf Pyramid Teabag and fresh ginger in medium saucepan at medium high heat and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat to low and stir constantly for about a minute until the honey is completely dissolved.

  3. Remove from heat completely and let cool for 30 minutes.

TEALEAVES’ and Pantone Color Institute’s #PaletteForYourPalate is a first-of-its-kind collaboration where 10 iconic tea blends serve as muse to over 30 world-class chefs and mixologists. Their creations culminate into a feast for the eyes, with the viewer ‘tasting’ the intimate expressions of the culinary, mixology, pastry artists’ renditions of Tea+Color+Mood.

 

Find recipes for these edible works of art exclusively on TEALEAVES Recipes and #PaletteForYourPalate.

Tea in recipe

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