Is cooking with tea crazy? Of course, but not unlike an episode of The Real Housewives of Vancouver (sadly now cancelled). I do like a little bit of "crazy" every once in a while.
Lapsang souchong is a smoke-dried tea with an intense flavour. Crushing the black tea up with peppercorns can add a rich, smoky flavour to a dish instantly.Try this spice rub on meats or hearty vegetables like cauliflower.
Ah, the five S's — sweet, smoky, salty, sweet and spicy. What more could you ask for in a spice blend?
Korean red pepper and lapsang souchong tea spice rub
Place all ingredients in a mortar and pestle and crush until finely ground.
Store in covered container in cupboard and use as desired.
- 1/2 cup of spice rub
- Prep Time:
- 5 minutes