The warm weather is finally here, and with it the promise of more al fresco dining with family and friends. This season, take your outdoor menu to the next level by pairing your favourite Pure Leaf Tea flavours with these hot summer dishes.

Unsweetened

Cool, herby and refreshing, unsweetened tea goes naturally with anything steeped in fresh herbs like mint, cool cucumber and ripe, sweet fruit.

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Orzo Pasta with Grilled Asparagus, Mint & Feta
Grilled Lamb Pops with Mint Dipping Sauce
Dill & Cucumber Salad
Grilled Buffalo Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar & Basil

Lemon

Fresh and citrusy lemon tea naturally lends savoury dishes like chicken and fish some added brightness, and is the perfect antidote for anything spicy.

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Jamie Oliver’s Asian Grilled Chicken Skewers
Crunchy Fish Tacos with Cilantro Crema
Lemon Chicken Lollipops
Baked Fish with Basil, Garlic and Lemon
Grilled Jerk Rubbed Chicken with Habanero-Mint Glaze

Peach

Everything from peppery arugula to pistachios, fresh ginger and even tangy vinegar notes pair perfectly with peach.

Pork Chops with Ginger Sauce
Grilled Veggies à la Mediterranean
Grilled Fruit Salad
Blueberry Cobbler with Pecan Biscuits and Lemon Sabayon

Green Tea With Honey

A cool and refreshing glass of green tea with honey is ideal with bright and summery salads, picnic-friendly sandwiches or a light, not-too-sweet dessert.

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Grilled Nectarine Salad
Ina Garten’s Caesar Club Sandwich
Classic Grilled Chicken
Anna Olsen’s Angel Food Cake with Berries & Cream

Raspberry

Top off your meal with a crowd-pleasing dark chocolate dessert or a zingy lemon citrus tart; either one works wonderfully with a glass of raspberry tea.

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Double Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Toffee Pistachios
Tarte au Citron with Cassis Coulis and Cassis Ice

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