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Iced Tea
This refreshing recipe is great on a hot day. Iced tea was first created at the World Fair held in St. Louis, USA in 1904. An Englishmen Richard Blechyden was in charge of a tea stand at the Fair. St Louis was in the throes of a heat wave at this time, and in order to boost sales at his counter, Blechyden served tea over cubes of ice to the public – creating an instant hit which, is enjoyed by millions all over the world today.
Ingredients -  1 litre (1 3/4 pints/1 quart) water
 10 – 12 teaspoons black tea
 Sugar to taste
 Ice cubes
 Slice of lemon
Method - Prepare a good strong brew, then strain it and add sugar, and leave to reach room temperature. Next place the tea in a refrigerator to cool. To serve, drop 2 or 3 ice cubes into tall glasses and pour the chilled tea over them. Garnish with a slice of lemon and serve. Alternatively you could chill it without adding sugar and then add sugar syrup to taste.