Tea Rubbed Pulled Pork

Tea Rubbed Pulled Pork

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a video?   Check this one out titled, “The Making of Tea Rubbed Pulled Pork”

Tea Rubbed Pulled Pork

Local Tea Company collaborated with Local Catering and Chef Maryna to create a wonderful pulled pork creation.  The secret ingredient is using our Lapsang Souchong black tea.

This Fall, Selby Botanical Gardens hosted the Garden Music Series under the banyans.  Our pulled pork sandwich may have stolen the show, selling out each week as we doubled the batch.  We may not be able to wait until the Spring Music Series, so visit Selby Gardens and ask for the next chance to try this unique blend of tea and porcine.

Tea Rubbed pulled pork using lapsang souchong tea
Lapsang Souchong

Some interesting tales about Lapsang Souchong can be found at our product page.  We have also tried this smoky tea iced with very positive results.  This is not an everyday tea, but on a chilly afternoon with a good book and a comfy chair near a fireplace, Lapsang Souchong is your tea.

Cheers,
The TeaLady

 

Lapsang Souchong

Lapsang Souchong Black Loose Leaf Tea from the Fujian Province in China.  This tea is a large, bold, full bodied whole leaf with a smoky flavor acquired from drying over pine wood fires.

After that, this special smoked black tea from Fujian Province in China has a very distinctive flavor and aroma. The term “souchong” means sub variety. This is a sub variety of black tea from the Wuyi Mountains, where thick pine forests and heavy mists provide ideal environments for growing top quality tea.

In conclusion, legend claims that the smoking process was discovered by accident.  An army unit (during the Qing dynasty!) camped in a tea factory filled with leaves waiting to be processed. When the workers returned it was too late to follow usual procedures.  So, they dried the leaves over open pinewood fires to hasten the process and created the sensational tea we know as Lapsang.

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