Māmaki | Mamaki

Monday, July 27, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 1

19986537386_4afff723e1_cA super thank you to Michelle for these beautiful māmaki leaves…

20018044951_3fea8bf927_c…it’s a native Hawaiian tisane, and a member of the nettle family. Drinking māmaki was common growing up in Hawaii (this batch came from a farm on Oahu), and it’s fascinating to see how māmaki is making it’s way into mainstream culture. I love it both hot and cold…the bold herbal notes are tamed with a subtle, natural sweetness.

20005040422_591622d42b_cTake the whole leaf…

20005038062_e624b8ac75_c…crush it up and steep in hot water.  So simple, so good.

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