The word ‘chai’ is Hindi for tea, so if you ever hear anyone saying ‘chai tea’ you should beat them with your club of redundancy club. This recipe makes about 6-8 cups of delicious hot chai, great for cold evenings or spicing up hot ones!

1.5 L water
8 slices fresh ginger
8 cardamom pods (split and seeded)
13 whole cloves
1.5 sticks cinnamon
2 black peppercorns

4 bags black tea
400 mL soy milk

Combine first ingredients in a slow cooker. Leave to simmer on high for 8 hours. Add the bags of black tea to steep for 5 minutes, then add the soy milk and serve hot!