The Golden Goddess
This is a glass of pure fiery fun. It’s a fabulously spicy drink – perfect for those summer evenings.
Wildly in Love Gin Cocktail
Pukka is proud to be FairWild certified. This certification is about protecting wild plant species and the beauty of their natural habitats. To celebrate, here is a specially concocted cocktail by our founder Seb, to celebrate wild plants and harvesting them fairly. With FairWild gin and our Pukka Love Tea, which contains FairWild certified elderflower, licorice and limeflower, you will soon feel Wildly In Love.
Peach iced green tea
Refreshing and uplifting, this mocktail is a herbal take on peach iced tea. The matcha in this can put an extra spring in your step, no alcohol needed.
Help Me Glow
Stinging nettle leaves act as an effective cleanser. The chlorophyll, mineral and vitamin-rich nettle plant has been used for centuries for internal cleansing of organs and skin. Fennel Seed - Fennel is one of nature's best remedies if you have digestive problems or constipation, as well as to excrete waste, prevent cystitis and urinary tract infections. Fennel acts as a diuretic and cleanses the waste that accumulates in the body. Peppermint Leaves - Refreshing Mint works to cool and soothe to the skin and is an effective means of reducing redness. Dandelion Root - The bittersweet dandelion root cleanses the body by strengthening the liver and intestines. Beetroot - purifies and relieves inflammation by stimulating liver, kidneys and intestines. It's also been claimed to be effective in cleansing impure skin. Red clover - this delicate herb with beautiful flowers cleanses the skin and renews glow. Turmeric - also known as the golden goddess in India, is an effective remedy for unclean skin and can help to reduce inflammation. Licorice root - this sweet root strengthens the kidneys and relieves skin irritation. Lemon juice - lemon juice heals and strengthens the liver and keeps the skin clean and fresh. This recipe contains dried nettle, but you can pick the fresh nettle shoots in the spring and make your very own fresh and super healthy tea. You can also dry the vitamin-rich nettle leaves for later use. Dry them on a baking tray or hang them to dry in a cool place for a day or so. From the book Cleanse, Nurture, Restore with Herbal Tea by Sebastian Pole, illustrator Kim Lightbody, published by Frances Lincoln. The recipe is for 2 people and takes 15 minutes to prepare.
Three ginger vodka spritzer
One of our absolute favourites for helping to stoke your inner fire, ginger root is a dream come true for mixologists too. Both spicy and sweet, ginger can be just the ingredient to give a cocktail recipe a fiery zing and really bring it to life. We've taken things to the next step, by creating a cocktail syrup using our Three Ginger tea. This blend of sweet galangal, ginger and golden turmeric is both refreshing and warming so can be enjoyed come rain or shine. Serve up and enjoy with bourbon, tequila or (like below) vodka.
Coconut Lentil Lime Dhal
Dhal is a staple part of the Indian vegetarian diet. In this recipe, the humble lentil dish is transformed with zesty lime, creamy coconut and the palate cleansing flavours of fresh coriander and mint leaves. Like a hug in a bowl, this dhal makes a delicious main course, or can be served as a side dish.
Deliciously Different Drinks from Pukka
At Pukka, we always focus on the highest quality, which is one of the reasons why our products taste so good: the quality of the herbs and spices we use, the quality of life that we help farmers achieve, and the quality of the taste experience. But why limit this focus on quality to a mouth-watering cup of tea? Here you will find wonderful recipes for non-alcoholic drinks that will give you ample opportunity to explore the possibilities of the Pukka teas. The recipe is for 5 people and takes 5 min to prepare.
Love Tea Face Scrub
Pamper your skin with this gentle exfoliating face scrub. Simple enough to make at home with ingredients you probably already have in the kitchen. The gentle and natural facial scrub is perfect for removing dead skin cells and face and body impurities. Oatmeal is one of the best ingredients for natural exfoliation of the skin and is also suitable for delicate skin. Honey is an effective means of reducing inflammation and moisturizing the skin. Always go for organic locally produced honey. This exfoliating scrub also contains olive oil which deeply nourishes the skin and gives it a fresh and renewed glow. Rose has antibacterial properties and an antioxidant effect that rejuvenates and rebuilds the skin. Chamomile, the little beautiful flower, is a miracle ingredient that heals and soothes irritated skin. The recipe is for 5 people and takes 5 min to prepare.
Night Night Banana Bites
Looking for something to munch on in the evening? Best-selling cookbook author, Melissa Hemsley, has shared these lovely little quick bites to enjoy with a mug of Night Time tea in the evening. They take 10 minutes to prep and 10 minutes to bake and you only need 5 everyday cupboard ingredients plus a delicious sprinkle of Pukka Night Time Latte blend, a mix of chamomile, lavender, cinnamon and nutmeg. These are also vegan and gluten free.