Lifestyle Food Nadia De La Vega's Pimm's Cup Iced Tea The tea specialist at DAVIDsTEA calls her version of the British summer cocktail a "total win." By People Staff Published on June 13, 2018 12:26 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Victor Protasio The tea specialist at DAVIDsTEA calls her version of the British summer cocktail a “total win.” Nadia De La Vega’s Pimm’s Cup Iced Tea 1 Tbsp. loose-leaf hibiscus or tropical tea leaves (or 1 individual tea bag)1 cup near-boiling water (203°)½ cup thinly sliced English cucumber (from 1 small cucumber)1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges, divided½ cup Pimm’s No. 1½ cup ginger ale or lemonade4 mint sprigs 1. Combine tea leaves and water in a heatproof cup. Steep 5 minutes. Strain; discard leaves. Cover and chill tea at least 30 minutes or up to 3 days. 2. Divide cucumber slices among 4 glasses. Top each with 1 lemon wedge, and fill glasses with ice. Add 2 tablespoons Pimm’s No 1, ¼ cup tea and 2 tablespoons ginger ale to each glass; stir to combine. Garnish with mint and lemon wedges. Serves: 4 Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 45 minutes Want the ultimate dish on the latest celebrity food news, plus exclusive recipes, videos and more? Click here to subscribe to the People Food newsletter.