Tag: tea food pairings

Sticky Rice Dumpling (Zongzi) Swapping & Dragon Boat Festival

Sticky Rice Dumpling (Zongzi) Swapping & Dragon Boat Festival

With a history of about 2000 years, the Dragon Boat Festival is almost as old as Chinese tea. Many traditional activities are held during this holiday, such as dragon boat racing and eating ‘Zongzi’; a type of steamed Rice Dumpling wrapped in bamboo leaves. The […]

What is the Best Cheese to go with a Cup of Longjing Tea?

What is the Best Cheese to go with a Cup of Longjing Tea?

Longjing tea and cheese? Always difficult and I don’t think there are many tea lovers in China who dare to try to pair them. When you go to a tea house in China they might serve some side dishes such as nuts or dried fruits, […]