1 litre water
1 tbsp gunpowder tea
50g fresh mint
1 Bring a large pan of water to a boil. Add the tea and simmer for 5 minutes on a low heat.
2 Add the sugar and mint. Stir to dissolve the sugar and make sure that the sprigs of mint are submerged. Simmer for 1 more minute.
3 Remove from the heat, cover and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
4 Strain the tea over a fresh mint sprig into drinking glasses.
(gunpowder tea is available in Tesco)