Chinese Tea

Chinese Tea

by Ling Yun

Hardcover(2nd Edition, Hardcover with Jacket)

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An excellent companion for those who have an interest in Chinese tea and its rich traditions. Learn about the history of Chinese tea, the 10 most popular Chinese teas and the philosophies and wisdom behind drinking tea. This book introduces the delicately crafted art of the tea ceremony, and the etiquette of drinking tea at a traditional tea house. It also teaches the reader how to prepare Chinese tea at home, along with touching upon the health benefits of tea.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602201064
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 09/10/2010
Series: Discovering China
Edition description: 2nd Edition, Hardcover with Jacket
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,073,980
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Recognized as the premier tea master in China, Ling Yun received the highest rank of tea art in 2006. Originally from Beijing, she received her master's degree in Economics from Peking University and recently founded a studio named "House of Ling Yun" in Shanghai teaching westerners traditional Chinese culture such as the Chinese Tao of Tea, calligraphy, Tai-Chi and the appreciation of Beijing Opera in her free time.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Chapter 1 History and Customs 8

Chapter 2 10 Most Popular Chinese Teas 18

Chapter 3 Tea Sets 46

Chapter 4 Tea Art and Ceremonies 68

Chapter 5 The Spirit of the Chinese Tao of Tea 86

Chapter 6 The Health Benefits 95

Bibliography 110

Dynasties in Chinese History 111

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