Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Not only is today inauguration day, it's also National Cheese Day!
Did you know that just as cheese pairs well with wine, cheese pairs with tea beautifully! It's just helpful to know which tea goes with which teas!
Asiago: Keemun black tea, Pai Mu Tan white tea
Brie: Dragonwell green tea, Vietnamese black tea, Darjeeling tea or green tea, Nepal black tea
Camembert: Dragonwell green tea, Chun Mee green tea, Gunpowder green tea,Vietnamese Black tea, Spring (1st flush) Darjeeling black tea or green tea, Nepal black tea
Cheddar: Tung Ting Oolong, Darjeeling (Spring, 1st flush or Summer, 2nd flush)
Cream Cheese: Ceylon, Spring (1st flush) Darjeeling black tea
Edam: Ceylon black tea, Autumnal Darjeeling black tea, Wuyi Oolong or Purple Oolong
Gorgonzola & other bleu cheeses: Chun Mee green tea, Vietnamese black tea, Ceylon black tea, Pouchong oolong
Muenster: Tung Ting Oolong, Pouchong oolong Provolone: Ceylon black tea, Nilgiri black tea, Indonesian black tea
Have a tea and cheese party!