Thailand for farang

Cha manao yen

Cha Manao Yen is my favorite Thai beverage. It doesn’t matter if it’s morning, noon or evening, I can always drink this. The best thing about this drink is that it goes well with Thai food.

Thai-Lemon-Ice-Tea Klik hier voor het recept in het Nederlands (Dutch version of the recipe).


  • 1 liter water
  • 2 bags thai tea (other black tea is fine too, you won’t get the same result)
  • 150 gr cane sugar
  • 150 ml fresh lime juice
  • 1 litre ice cubes


  1. Boil 1 liter water.
  2. Squeeze 175 ml lime juice (about 9 limes), check my tip :

Preparation method

  1. Add 2 thai tea bags in the boiling water and leave it for a few minutes (I usually leave them about 10 min).
  2. Add the sugar and stir until it’s all solved.
  3. Add the lime juice.
  4. Add about the volume of 1 liter ice cubes.

Serve it in a glass full of Ice cubes and a piece of lime for decoration. This recipe is for about 1,5 liter iced tea.

ingredients ice tea lemon

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