Chai: The Spice Tea of India

Overview

Discover the sumptuous flavors, rich traditions, and healing powers of chai!

Spirited blends of spices such as anise, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves transform black tea into the rich, full-bodied elixir that has been enjoyed in India for centuries. As a warm, creamy treat with milk and honey or chilled as a summer cooler, healthful chai is the perfect beverage for any occasion.

In Chai you'll find:

— 22 recipes for chai spice blends and ...

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Overview

Discover the sumptuous flavors, rich traditions, and healing powers of chai!

Spirited blends of spices such as anise, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves transform black tea into the rich, full-bodied elixir that has been enjoyed in India for centuries. As a warm, creamy treat with milk and honey or chilled as a summer cooler, healthful chai is the perfect beverage for any occasion.

In Chai you'll find:

— 22 recipes for chai spice blends and variations from chai latt, to iced herbal chai

— Stories of the chai experience from India and throughout the world

— Recipes for chai scones, cookies, cakes, and more

— Ayurvedic health benefits of chai spices

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580171663
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/5/1999
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,397,487
  • Product dimensions: 7.49 (w) x 7.51 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Diana Rosen has a special interest in the traditions of world cultures and practices that enhance spirituality in everyday life. Her previous books include The Book of Green Tea, Chai, Steeped in Tea, and Taking Time for Tea.

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Table of Contents

The Journey Begins

The History of Indian Tea

Classic Masala Chai

Masala Chai Comes to America

A Tea Lover's Tour of India

A Guide to Spices and Their Ayurvedic Benefits

Chai Accompaniments

Recommended Reading

Glossary

Resources

Index

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