Chicory beverages are made from roasted chicory root. For hundreds of years infusions of chicory have been known and appreciated on different continents as a nutritional and valuable drink as an alternative to coffee, tea and cocoa.
Chicory root tea is made by steeping chicory root - ground or chopped. Chicory coffee is a beverage made using the roots of the chicory plant, which are roasted, ground and brewed into a coffee-like drink. Chicory coffee tastes similar to coffee but has a flavor that's often described as slightly woody and nutty. It's used either on its own or mixed with coffee to complement its flavour.