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With the changing times, tea is being enjoyed as a combination in numerous innovative ways. Still an evolving art, pairing teas with particular types of food can add new dimensions to your gourmet drinking & dining experience. The variety of flavors and aromas found across the world of tea offer countless culinary opportunities! As you consider the pairing of tea and food, keep in mind that the most important consideration is your own personal taste. Below, we offer a number of suggestions, but one can always create their own innovations time and again.

 

  • Black Tea

  •   Characteristics:

      Robust flavours
      Rich Aroma
      Deep Colour


      Suggestions:

    •   Meats
    •   Spicy Dishes
    •   Egg Preparations
    •   Creamy Desserts
    •   Fish
    •   Chinese Cuisine
    •   Italian Cuisine
    •   Indian Cuisine
    • Highly Seasoned Foods
    •   Smoked Salmon
    •   Chicken
    •   Lemony Desserts
    •   Breakfast Foods
    • Chocolate Preparations
  • White Tea

  •   Characteristics:

      Subtle flavor
      Light Colour


  •   Suggestions:

    •   White Rice
    •   Pasta
    • White Sause based Continental Specialities
  • Green Tea

  •   Characteristics:

      Subtle flavor
      Vegetative Flavour
      Aroma
      Mild Colour


  •   Suggestions:

    •   Green Salads
    •   Sea Food
    •   Rice Preprations
    •   Melons
    •   Chicken
    • Asian & Middle Eastern Foods
  • Oolong Tea

  •   Characteristics:

      Complex Flavour
      Rich Taste


  •   Suggestions:

    •   Scallop Based Dishes
    •   Lobster
    •   Desserts
    •   Duck
    •   Grilled Meats
    •   Fresh Fruits
  • Pu-erh Tea

  •   Characteristics:

      Digestive Benefits
      Light Colour


  •   Suggestions:

    •   Meat Dishes
    •   Oily Foods
    •   Stir Fry