|Tea is not only immensely versatile as a beverage, but can be used in many
different ways when cooking. Cooking with tea is fun and easy, especially
when you start to imagine all the different ways in which it can be used –
from adding flavor to stock, sauces, dips, and marinades, to adding a touch
of color and flavor to desserts and baked goods.
|Springtime in China means it is
time to buy and enjoy new spring teas for drinking
and relegate what is left of last years supply for
cooking.Tea is a great ingredient to add to when making
soup. Just as you would use fruits and vegetables
when cooking, tea can be used in recipes to add a
unique flavor to soup stock. In place of water add
brewed tea for a subtle flavor and healthy addition.
Tea is rich in powerful antioxidants as well as vita-
|immune system a nice boost (and heading off both cold and flu viruses), along with adding a
nice subtle flavor.Add a couple teaspoons of
oolong or green tea to the water when
black or oolong teas to add a nice flavor boost to meat marin-
Japanese Matcha powder adds a bright green
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Spanish Rice with Crab or Shrimp (Makes approximately 4 servings)
Cover and simmer about 15 – 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in 1/2 cup