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Ginger and cognac tea

Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers. After moving to Italy in 1999 from the Philippines, she has traveled extensively around the country and the rest of ...

Soothing tea with explosive flavors

Ginger and cognac are both good to relieve throat discomforts. Working together in this soothing hot tea, they will help you feel better, and you will love the delicious blend.

Soothing tea with explosive flavors

A hot tea where east meets west in this curative blend of ginger and cognac. Ginger tea is common to most Asian countries. Adding a dash of French cognac, which is also known to soothe throat strains, gives this drink more powerful qualities.

Ginger and cognac tea recipe

Serves 2


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (can be adjusted according to your taste)
  • 2 thumb-size pieces fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cognac


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring all the ingredients to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Serve hot.

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