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By buying this hibiscus tea, you support the Women’s Employment project in Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in Africa.
Bissap is the local Burkina Faso name given to this ancient tea brew.
In Burkina Faso, Hibiscus tea or Bissap is a cultural icon. It is used for important ceremonial and cultural occasions
“Hibiscus tea may also: Boost your bodies metabolism Speed up weight loss Improve you immune system Have positive effects on your bodies lipid /fat/cholesterol profile”
Hibiscus tea can be either hot or cold infused. Take a generous dessert spoon or two of the flowers and steep them in hot or cold water.
If using cold water, then this should be steeped overnight.
The tiny trails of red flooding into the cold water in a glass jar are a visual treat to behold.
You can drink it sweetened or unsweetened. Try my coconut nectar to provide a low 35 GI and low fructose treat.