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Jan 18, 2007 10:49 PM

Where to buy Thai Tea in the Twin Cities?

I'd like to make some Thai tea at home - the spiced bright-orange beverage that I've had in restaurants, usually combined with sweetened condensed milk.

Does anyone know where I can find it - and, more importantly, what I should look for? I was at United Noodles yesterday, and nothing looked like Thai tea to me (although I wasn't looking very hard and I didn't ask for help).


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    1. This sounds to me more like Chai tea, which I believe is Indian.

      They have a lovely tea at Krua Thai restaurant that they also sell in bags.

      1. The Food Network has a few recipes. It looks like it is Thai red tea, water, sugar, and condensed milk. Some of the recipes talk about Thai red tea, so that may help you know what you are looking for. You may want to try one of the local tea stores, they may be able to help you find it also.

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          1. You can find Thai Tea at most larger Asian grocery stores.
            Usually in the same isle as the other teas. I believe Thai
            Red Tea is the same thing. I no longer have the packaging
            that my tea came in but I think it was labeled " Thai Tea ".