Should You Really Pair Food with Tea?

Pairing food with tea is a hot topic these days, with special tastings and tons of recipes using tea in food preparation. Cheese events pair a host of cheeses (and not stuff like American cheese or that stuff in a can) with various teas. Here are some results of those efforts. Chocolates are another focus, …

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Tea Cookbooks

Tea, it's what's for dinner...sort of. For many of us, tea is the drink of choice with dinner or any type of meal, for that matter. And tea is just fine without any food to go with it, now that you mention it. But, as we've mentioned here a number of times before, tea can …

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Tea & Food & Culture

A recent tea tasting experience made very apparent to me the importance of pairing food and tea, and how those two things tie in with culture. Trying a tea from a different culture could be a shock for your tastebuds. Many tea experts agree that teas are often developed to go with the local cuisine. …

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Tea and Food Pairings

When the subject of food pairings is touched upon, most people's thoughts are probably going to turn immediately to wine. Which is no surprise, given the amount of focus on this topic and the great number of resources available. But with the increase in popularity of high-end tea and the increasing number of so-called tea …

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Ah, Assam!

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a full-bodied cup of rich Assam tea, especially as the days get chillier. The flavor complements a wide variety of foods, from hamburgers to lasagna, from morel mushrooms to Mexican foods, from pecan pie to Crème Brûlée, and much more. For me, it’s especially good with a tasty …

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