Looking to bring your love for tea onto the dinner table? Try this swanky new porkchop recipe featuring The Tea Story’s Lavender Parfait tea that is available on teapasar’s website. Tender, juicy and so very flavourful, the tea tannin in the marinate are responsible for softening the meat while sealing in the goodness of its natural flavour, giving it a smoky aftertaste with every bite. All wrapped up in the tea herb rub, the richness of the tea is fused with a light sweetness from the brown sugar, which gifts the seared crust of the pork chop an umami crunch that never fails to appeal. Pair this alluring Lavender Oolong herb rub pork chop with a simple salad and a bowl of steaming hot rice and you’ve got yourself a perfectly comforting meal to complement the sudden rainy season we are experiencing in Singapore. Thank us once you’ve tried this out! Ingredients 2 pork chops 4 The Tea Story Lavender
Still worrying about what to buy for your father or that really old school fifth aunt from your fiancée’s family? Fret not because teapasar is here with the best mooncake and tea combo recommendations that will get you those illustrious nods of approval this mid-autumn festival! Lotus Seed Mooncake Starting with the most luxurious and one of the popular must-haves in Singapore we have the white lotus seed mooncake which originated from the Canton region. Known for the labour intensive production process, high quality lotus seed paste is often silky smooth and light to taste with a floral aroma that matches perfectly with the traditional golden brown baked pastry. Pair with: Oolong or raw pu’er By complementing the floral fragrance of the mooncake with the toasty notes of oolong and grassy aroma of pu’er, the palate is not overwhelmed with flavours and refreshed with every alternate bite and sip; easily allowing one(us) to gobble up the mooncake in one sitting
What is milky, aromatic, chewy and absolutely addictive? If you guessed bubble tea, then you’re halfway there, because this here is team teapasar’s very own version of the well-loved drink – Oolong milk tea with chia seed pudding! With this fuss-free milk tea recipe, you can now toss your worries about additives and flavours aside, because everything is 100% au naturel and extra fragrant with the inclusion of The Tea Crafters’ best-selling Milky Oolong tea. To complement this creamy base, we have a delicious chia seed pudding that satisfies your boba cravings sans the sugar. Ingredients 3 The Tea Crafters Milky Oolong teabags 2 cup water 3 tbsp chia seeds 4 tbsp condensed milk 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla essence Method Mix chia seeds with condensed milk, milk and vanilla essence in a bowl. Stir well, cover and refrigerate for at least an hour. Steep the teabags in hot water for 10 minutes then remove teabags and let cool.
Brimming with warmth, light and laughter, Tatsushi Ohmori’s <Every Day a Good Day> is a heartwarming coming-of-age masterpiece that illuminates the tranquil beauty of chado or 茶道, the Japanese tradition of tea making. Premiered in 2018, this film is based on a collection of essays by Noriko Morishita, relating her experience of learning chado over a span of 24 years. With the traditional Japanese tea ceremony as the main focus, much of the film takes place in the tea room where a wise teacher called Takeda-sensei teaches Noriko, a clumsy yet lovable protagonist the way of tea; from the folding of the handkerchief to the proper positioning of the body when performing, each movement is calculated yet natural, easily painting a picture of elegance and poise that is furthered by the director’s choreography. Peppered throughout the film, Noriko’s careful reflection on the weather and life’s moments serve as significant indicators of her character while providing a precious glimpse to the
In celebration of Afternoon Tea Week, we are whipping up a storm in the kitchen to make some brew-tiful Orange Rooibos Cream Scones, satisfying all our fancy tea-party fantasies in the comfort of home. Gently enveloped in the subtle aroma of tea and herbs, these scones are equal parts challenging and satisfying to make. But rest assured that after a taste of our special recipe, you’d definitely be itching to make another batch of this creamy, crumbly and devastatingly delicious pastry. (In this case, sharing is optional) Ingredients Scone 3 Kindred Teas Rooibos Orange teabags 2 cup plain flour 1 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla essence Glaze 1 cup icing sugar 1 tbsp milk 2 tbsp orange juice orange zest, to garnish Method Heat up heavy cream and milk in a pot. Remove from heat just before it boils and steep