On more and more fine dining tasting menus chefs and sommeliers are choosing to pair tea with certain courses. It might sound odd at first but tea has some pretty interesting characteristics and many teas contain tannins – offering similar hits to that of wine and chocolate.
At first glance, the idea of choosing a tea to pair with one of your menu courses seems pretty daunting, but this infographic from Serenitea is sure to help.
It takes a closer look at six different types of tea and offers up some pairing suggestions for each one.
The chart covers the classic black, white and green teas with best food pairings and descriptions for each.
If pairing tea with food is something you’re interested in then this is a good starting point.