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The Tea Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide
     

The Tea Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide

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by Macmillan Publishing, Jane Pettigrew, David Prebenna
 
For tea lovers everywhere, The Tea Companion is the authoritative guide to the subject. This full-color book is filled with everything you'll ever need to know about tea, including: a history of tea cultivation and consumption around the world; discussions of growing, processing, tasting and blending tea; and tips on making and serving tea at home.

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For tea lovers everywhere, The Tea Companion is the authoritative guide to the subject. This full-color book is filled with everything you'll ever need to know about tea, including: a history of tea cultivation and consumption around the world; discussions of growing, processing, tasting and blending tea; and tips on making and serving tea at home. Additionally, there's a country-by-country chapter covering tea-growing regions including maps and flavor profiles. The final chapters discuss herbal and fruit infusions and include recipes for tea accompaniments. Tea is enjoying a tremendous boom in popularity, including non-caffeinated herbal teas and healing teas made from ingredients like ginger and ginseng. Filled with color photographs and illustrations, The Tea Companion will be published at just the right time, and will make a perfect gift for food and drink lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028617275
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/10/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.71(d)

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The Tea Companion 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have purchased a number of books on tea and this one is very good! Gives a nice explanation of where the tea comes from and the qualities of the tea in each catagory. It gives information on brewing each tea (as its different to get the full benefit). Informative, easy to follow, fun to read.