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How to Make a Delicious London Fog Drink

How to Make a Delicious London Fog Drink

London Fog drink is a frothy and delicious drink which can be easily made at home. Browse through this Tastessence article and enjoy this warm and comforting drink!
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Frothy Delight!
Using a espresso machine will give you a frothy drink. In case one is not available, whisk the milk after heating it and enjoy the frothy goodness.
A traditional London fog drink is made from Earl Grey tea, steamed milk, and vanilla syrup. It is also called Earl Grey Tea Latte or Vanilla Tea Misto. The origins of this drink can be traced to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It was said to have been first made in 2006 with peppermint tea. It has become very popular ever since it came on the Starbucks menu. Earl Grey Latte served at Starbucks is a variant of London Fog.

This drink is delicious and comforting and it is not very difficult to make one at home. It requires just three basic ingredients. For the perfect London Fog drink recipe, it is advisable to use the Earl Grey tea. It is a Chinese tea flavored with oil of bergamot orange rind, which gives it a citrus flavor and aroma. It is easily available in most stores or can be ordered online. In this Tastessence article, you will learn how to make it and also know about some of its variations.
London Fog Drink Recipe
London Fog Drink Recipe
Things needed

◆ Earl grey tea, 8 oz.
◆ Steamed milk, 4 oz.
◆ Vanilla syrup, 1 oz.

◆ First make the tea. You can use two bags of Earl Grey tea, if you like it strong. But do not seep for long, as the tea can turn bitter. It takes around 4 minutes for the tea to brew.

◆ Now add the steamed milk and vanilla syrup to the tea. You can microwave and then whisk the milk to make it frothier.

◆ That's it! Your London Fog is ready!
Nutritional Information
Calories: 210
Fat: 6g
Sodium: 160 mg
Carbohydrates: 28g
Protein: 10g

For a healthier version of this delicious drink, just substitute milk with soy milk or skimmed milk.
Manchester Fog: Instead of regular milk, soy milk is used and sugar-free vanilla syrup is added.

Oregon Mist: A good choice for the health-conscious, this variant uses green tea along with amaretto.

Dublin Fog: For this variant, Irish Breakfast Tea is used instead of Earl Grey.

Bangalore Fog: Also known as Bombay Fog, it uses Indian chai in place of Earl Grey.

Maui Fog: This is a creamy drink which is flavored with coconut.

Tokyo Fog: For a healthy twist to the conventional recipe, green tea is used.

Cape Town Fog: This drink uses Rooibos tea instead of Earl Grey.

Victoria Fog: This drink is just a variation of London Fog. Lavender is added when brewing the tea for an added flavor.

London Smog: A shot of espresso added to the London Fog makes it London smog!

Mexican Fog: This drink uses agave syrup instead of vanilla syrup.

Halifax Fog: Use Nova Scotian maple syrup for this drink.
Enjoy the delicious London Fog, or try one of its variations. Do let us know how it turned out and share your favorites with us!
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