The book is a comprehensive guide to the world of tea. An illustrated tour of the world’s tea-growing countries: China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam and East Africa. Like a fine wine, it is the “terroir” – a region’s soil and climate – that imparts unique characteristics to a tea. Each region has its own processing methods and signature tea cultivars, worth exploring.
An overview of the history of tea
The art of making, serving and tasting tea, including tea ceremonies
Tea in cooking, with 15 recipes from gourmet chefs
A set of tables and graphs shows the caffeine, antioxidant and other biochemical properties of 35 teas.
For tea aficionados and for the interested reader who enjoy the occasional cup.
Paperback | 272 pages
210.82 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 1,020 g