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Tea Class 2-12/13 Tea in the Kitchen

Are you adventurous with your tea?

If you love tea and also love cooking, then why not create a powerful combo out of it. Just think about this, “If tea is good enough to drink, it is good enough to eat!”

So what you are waiting for? Arm yourself with your favourite tea and charge to the kitchen!

In the above video: If someone asks you to describe your cup of tea, how will you describe it?

“I prefer mine hot or cold or with milk”, perhaps you say.

What if someone tells you, “I like mine in my cup cake” or “I love a dash of green tea in my summer day cocktail.”

Tea is indeed a versatile ingredient. Aside from giving you your favourite cuppa, it has been long used in herbal medicine and since it has lots of health benefits, people from ages ago incorporated this humble brew to their cooking.

Like in Japan, tea liquid is mixed with a thin stock and poured over rice to make a simple quick meal. While in Tibet, tea is consumed like a soup, served with butter and salt to complement their predominantly tea-based diet.

If you love tea and also love cooking, then why not create a powerful combo out of it.

Just think about this, “If tea is good enough to drink, it is good enough to eat!”

All tea are good for cooking?

You might ask, are all teas suitable for cooking?

The answer is NO!

Some tea has a very delicate taste so best to enjoy with other “additions”.

One good example is Silver Needle white tea, which has such a light dewy taste that it really should be enjoyed by itself.

The other end of this spectrum is some tea actually better suited for tea cuisine than drinking – by that I mean the Matcha Green Tea powder – I think of Matcha Tiramisu, Matcha milkshake or Matcha biscuits before I think of drinking it on its own 😉

Here are some of our favourite tea recipes that you will surely enjoy.

throat-sootherOsmanthus

Throat Soother

It has an apricot like scent. Osmanthus soothes the throat and relaxes the mind.
This beverage is easy to make and very soothing for the throat, hence the name.
It makes a good refreshing morning cup that will brighten up your day.

chaiffogatoChai Masala

Chaiffogato

Indulge in a cup of real chai!
Chai Masala is an aromatic mix of chai spices and black tea.
What better way to entertain your friends and family during a get together than showcasing your culinary prowess with your Chai.
This is so easy to make and so tasty!
Simply addictive!

smoky-ham-corn-bunsRussian Caravan

Smoky Ham & Corn Buns

Hark back to the days of the silk road and roadside campfires with this classic smoky black tea.
Make that ham and corn buns tasty than ever with that touch of smoky black tea.
The Russian Caravan tea gives it a full body smoky touch!

So what you are waiting for? Arm yourself with your favourite tea and charge to the kitchen!

Go to the Betterteas.com recipe section for more tea recipes.

More Juice Info Here!

Matcha Tiramisu

Australia Tea Guide 2014

Types Of Tea