The History of Tea: As Seen in Books

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The History of Tea and Tea Times as Seen in Books focuses on tea and tea time in books, plays and poems. Whether used for flirtation or a reason to bring key characters together, this delightful book explores our relationship with tea through fiction. Divided into chapters to include a brief tea history, romantic teas and tea parties (from the infamous Boston Tea Party to the bizarre Madhatter’s Tea Party), Claire will take us on a walk through the long, dark tea time – of literature. The use of recipes based on ...
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Overview

The History of Tea and Tea Times as Seen in Books focuses on tea and tea time in books, plays and poems. Whether used for flirtation or a reason to bring key characters together, this delightful book explores our relationship with tea through fiction. Divided into chapters to include a brief tea history, romantic teas and tea parties (from the infamous Boston Tea Party to the bizarre Madhatter’s Tea Party), Claire will take us on a walk through the long, dark tea time – of literature. The use of recipes based on the scenes in the featured books is a USP and one which is bound to appeal to readers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844680306
  • Publisher: Remember When
  • Publication date: 11/19/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Acknowledgments 7

Chapter 1 The Origins and Sources of Tea: China, Japan and India 9

Chapter 2 Tea in Britain 27

Chapter 3 Afternoon and Other Tea-times 56

Chapter 4 Love and Marriage at the Tea Table 78

Chapter 5 Childern at Tea 90

Chapter 6 Tea Rooms 104

Chapter 7 Tea and How to Make It 118

Chapter 8 Tea and Tea-time Recipes 131

Glossary of Food Terms 164

Select List of Tea Rooms 165

Select Bibliography 180

Index 182

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