The World Atlas of Tea
The World Atlas of Tea covers tea from the ground up, including why the soil in China makes different tea than the soil in India. Tea mixologist Krisi Smith explains what a tea drinker needs to know to appreciate teas of all descriptions. She follows tea from the plantation to harvesting and processing to how to make the perfect cup. The book is illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photographs taken in the field. The contents are:
Part 1 Tea Basics -- The Tea Plant; Varieties of tea; Altitude, climate, and seasons; Harvesting and processing; The Tea Voyag
Part 2 Tea Brewing and Drinking -- Tea-brewing basics; Tea tools; Buying, storing, and tasting
Part 3 Tea Blending -- Tisanes, herbal and fruit teas; Scenting, infusions, and blending herbs; Blending tea at home; Blending for health; Tea mixology
Part 4 The World of Tea -- Country profiles of China, Taiwan, Japan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East Africa
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