|Lisa Boalt Richardson.|
|Pages/Publication Date:||164 / 2014|
More than a beverage, tea is a commodity, a spiritual encounter, a connector of people, and a way of life for many. Delving into the world of tea, Lisa Boalt Richardson has created here an accessible guide for tea rookies and gurus alike, with impeccable color photographs appearing throughout. Richardson offers tips for shopping, storing, steeping, and tasting, plus advice for using tea in pairings, cooking, cocktails, and home health remedies. Here too is a detailed look at how tea ceremonies are conducted worldwide—with fascinating commentary on etiquette and decorum—plus additional findings on the health benefits of tea and information on how it is being sustainably farmed.