Tea History with a Chocolate and Tea Pairing
Learn the origin of tea, the types of tea and tea’s place in different cultures. Tea has been incorporated into many societies and, remarkably, has held such importance as to command its own set of rituals in various ceremonies throughout the world. Chinese and Japanese tea ceremonies discussed along with the introduction of tea to England and the creation of “afternoon tea”.
- Saturday, January 28, 2017
- 2:00pm - 3:00pm
- Placeholder room
With so many different types of tea, it is, like wine, a great drink to pair with a variety of foods. In this program, guests sample four different types of teas paired with certain chocolates selected to bring out the best in both, whether it is to complement, enhance or contrast flavors. All the teas and chocolates in this fun and informative program come from Michigan tea rooms and Michigan chocolatiers.
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