A Guide To Tea-Infused Recipes

Did you know that tea is so versatile that you can infuse tea into your meals; whether you’re having a scone or a steak? And that’s not all, for the DIY bartenders, tea can also be used to create fun, creative cocktails too. Our finest Ceylon tea can be added to enhance your tea experience in a variety of decadent ways, fusing extraordinary taste and quality to take you on a sensory adventure. Here’s our guide to tea-infused recipes.

 

Tea

 Grown in several regions of Sri Lanka, Ceylon tea is produced in varying taste and strengths which can easily be infused into your meal or beverage. Every fruit, vegetable, meat can be cooked with a tea. There’s a tea for varying culinary styles and one that matches your personality, mood and occasion too. There’s tea for everything.

 

How to Brew Tea

The usual art to brewing tea requires patience and a little skill. Use our tea-brewing guide to make your cuppa or if you’re brewing loose leaf tea, read our guide here.

 

How To Make A Tea-Infused Meal

Tea has been used into recipes to create a new range of flavours, tastes and textures to food. Whether used as part of the dish, an ingredient or as an accompaniment, Ceylon’s finest brew makes for a delicious, adventurous meal, that can be shared with your family. If you’re cooking with tea, here’s everything you need to know.

 

Recipe for Tea Infused Chocolate Pudding with Rooibos Tea

Ingredients:

  • 125g unsalted butter, chopped
  • 25g cocoa powder, sifted
  • 75g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tea bags, Dilmah Red Rooibos, Chocolate, Turmeric, Ginger & Almond Infusion
  • 3 small whole eggs, at room temperature
  • 3 small egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 125g plain flour, sifted

 

Method:

  • Assemble ingredients together. Watch the full video for more
  • Pour the batter into the bowl
  • Set in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Serve with powdered sugar as garnish.

 

How To Make Tea-Infused Cocktails

Are you a budding bartender or a master of mixology behind the bar counter? Using tea in your cocktails will add the right twist to an otherwise classic beverage. Whether you’re making a G&T (the T here stands for tea), a Vanilla Mar-tea-ni or an Ara Punch, tea will accentuate the flavours and aromas of your cocktail, making it brighter and enjoyable. Check out our blog for more Tips on Tea Mixology and how to refine your bartending skills.

 

Recipe for Dilmah French Mar-tea-ni

Ingredients:

Method:

  • Assemble ingredients together. Watch the full video here.
  • Shake well
  • Strain into a martini glass
  • Garnish with rose petal

 

Learn More with Peter Kuruvita

Watch chef Peter Kuruvita prepare the finest dishes , infusing Ceylon tea into everything! From desserts and local delicacies, to cocktails and even vegan meals.  

 

Listen While you Brew

The art of making fine tea and even finer meals or cocktails lies solely on the crafter’s mood. Tune into Dilmah t-Radio to jazz up your tea inspired experience with hits from the 80s and 90s.