Teh Halia Recipe (Ginger Milk Tea)


In April 2007, Singaporean writer Christopher Tan introduced Saveur readers to the city-state’s best restaurants, hawker centers, and signature fare, including this soothing ginger tea that’s finished with sweetened condensed milk—an enduring colonial import throughout Southeast Asia. Tan, who still lives in Singapore, continues to sing the beverage’s praises: “The soulful marriage of tannic tea and ginger’s slow burn, officiated by syrupy dairy, is a universally calming panacea,” he says.


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