Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Cooking with Tea

Although Boston isn't known for its love of tea, The Boston Globe recently put out a brief article on tea as a culinary ingredient.

"Tea, used as a cooking ingredient, adds depth and subtlety to a variety of dishes. For instance, the delicate but distinct taste of green tea can be used to beef up a tender cut of beef. Hard-cooked tea eggs, often included in Chinese celebration feasts, are stained with a strong, aromatic black tea blend. And Earl Grey tea imparts its beguiling citrus flavor, obtained from the bergamot orange, to prune-laced applesauce."

Read the full article >here.

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