Pairing Food and Tea

Tea, as in wine, is a delightful way to compliment a meal. Not only do teas help digest foods more efficiently, they also can enhance the natural flavors of food just as wines do. In fact, wine and tea have much in common in this respect. For instance, robust foods are better paired with robust …

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The Aging of Tea

Teas, just like most food products, can go bad.  So maybe it is time to ask "how long have my teas been sitting exposed to the air?" Green and white teas are notorious for going bad within 6 months of opening, quicker if exposed to sunlight.  Black teas are fairly rugged and can last a …

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The History of Tea Drinking: An English Tradition

Growing up in England, the ceremonious making and imbibing of pots of tea was practiced not only because it was the traditional beverage and drunk at every given opportunity, but it was also offered to guests by the host as common courtesy on entering the home. As well as being an established part of social …

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