What is the importance of superfoods on a global scale?
Lapsang Souchong is a Chinese black tea smoke-dried over pine. It adds a smoke flavor to your dishes (good as a natural flavor extract). You do not taste the black tea very much except for the tannins.
Flavor Notes: strong woodsy notes, smokey.
Flavor Pairings: rich sauces, semi-soft to semi-hard cheeses, strong chocolate.
Produced, distributed and consumed with integrity, they are the epitome of small-scale farming and fair-trade practices. The uniqueness of most superfoods - based on the criteria mentioned here - means they are tightly linked to a particular land and culture where it has been consumed for some time.