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Liquorice tea

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by lornameg, 28 June 2014 Social URL.

  1. lornameg

    lornameg Full Member

    have found this recently. I love all things liquorice, and this tastes just like the liquorice root I used to chew as a child.
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  3. lentil2

    lentil2 Gold Member

    I love liquorice too but I find the tea too sweet for me.
    Apparently liquorice is used as a natural sweetener in things so I guess it makes sense even though I don't find liquorice itself to be sweet! Odd!
  4. CharlieJYN

    CharlieJYN Full Member

    I love liquorice tea although have to leave the tea bag in for quite a while as otherwise I find it's more sweet without the lovely taste.
  5. janetelizabeth

    janetelizabeth Gold Member

    I love liquorice too but I don't eat it often because it's hard to find it without gelatin.
    But the subject is
    liquorice tea....I've never tried it, maybe I will. Is there a particular brand that is a good one. I'm loathe to buy a box and then find it's ugh!
    Thanks for any help.
  6. lornameg

    lornameg Full Member

    Twinings do it in a purple box. Hope you enjoy it, I find it tasty when left to go cold as well
    all the best
  7. bethlow23

    bethlow23 Full Member

    I buy the Pukka Peppermint & Licorice tea, it's really tasty!
  8. annareeves0

    annareeves0 Member

    Glad I'm not the only one who loves this. I often have it when I need something sweet but don't have any syns left :) I occasionally make up a whole jugful, let it go cold and then I've got scrummy drinks for the whole day :)
  9. GingerJV

    GingerJV Silver Member

    I have never tried this tea! I guess i should now;-) thanks;-)
  10. karl41uk

    karl41uk New Member

    i love liquorice but not tea,i have been on slimming world for about two month with steady weight losses of 1-2 pounds a week until i found Aurile Metabolism Coffee,it is so nice and has given me loads of energy and im only drinking two cups after each meal and last week i lost 9 pounds in one week,so this coffee really works!!.
    i will be keep buying this from now on as works great along side the slimming world plan!
  11. janetelizabeth

    janetelizabeth Gold Member

    I did try the Twinings Liquorice tea and really like it....I'm probably a lot older than most of you but it reminds me of the 'wooden' liquorice sticks I used to chew when I was a school girl...you could only taste the liquorice when you swallowed. I find the tea the same...only tastes when you swallow the liquid.
  12. RosiePops

    RosiePops Gold Member

    Thanks for this! My OH loves the woody liquorice stuff so maybe he will like the tea too! I'd like to try it (make a change from peppermint!) so I'm going to pick a box up :)
  13. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    Great for keeping you nice and regular too
  14. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    This i need..where do you buy it from please?
  15. liquoricet

    liquoricet Silver Member

    I got it from Sainsbury's and I'm also a fan
  16. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    Thank you
  17. Anna Luna

    Anna Luna Full Member

    I love liquoriche tea! You just reminded me that I still have a few bags left over of a Dutch brand that I brought with me when I moved to the UK. Going to go hunt for them in my cupboard now :D
  18. janetelizabeth

    janetelizabeth Gold Member

    I got mine in Tesco's.
    Funny about how it can affect the BM's...liquorice can actually make me constipated!!! Yes I know...what an oddity! :D
  19. nicolajr1986

    nicolajr1986 Full Member

    Obsessed with this stuff too!
  20. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    Just shows how different we all are what works for one or what docs say should work doesnt always

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