Tea Basics : A Quick and Easy Guide (Paperback)

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TEA BASICS Your complete guide to the perfect cup Civilized, soothing, delicious, and relaxing . . . tea offers an ideal refuge from the fast pace and stressful demands of life today. But with the astonishing array of teas currently available, how do you find a cup you can really call your own? Start with Tea Basics. This handy reference covers all of the essentials of tea buying, brewing, and tasting, and explores the comforts of ritual and healing that tea has provided through the centuries. As you sip and savor the wonderful flavors of black teas, green teas, oolongs, and scented/herbal teas, youll understand why tea is consumed by more people worldwide than any other drink except water. So put the kettle on, put your feet up, and immerse yourself in Tea Basics Inside youll find: * Tea facts: its origins, history, and many varieties * Guidance on selection, blending, brewing, tasting, and storage * Tips on tea etiquette * A tea-tasting glossary * Select sources of tea and related equipment *Author: Rasmussen, Wendy/ Rhinehart, Ric/ Rasmussen *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 204 *Publication Date: 1998/12/07 *Language: English *Dimensions: 8.49 x 5.48 x 0.58 inches

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780471185185
SKU 30350935
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0471185183
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note TEA BASICS||Your complete guide to the perfect cup||Civilized, soothing, delicious, and relaxing . . . tea offers an ideal refuge from the fast pace and stressful demands of life today. But with the astonishing array of teas currently available, how do you find a cup you can really call your own?||Start with Tea Basics. This handy reference covers all of the essentials of tea buying, brewing, and tasting, and explores the comforts of ritual and healing that tea has provided through the centuries. As you sip and savor the wonderful flavors of black teas, green teas, oolongs, and scented/herbal teas, you'll understand why tea is consumed by more people worldwide than any other drink except water. So put the kettle on, put your feet up, and immerse yourself in Tea Basics! Inside you'll find: Tea facts: its origins, history, and many varieties Guidance on selection, blending, brewing, tasting, and storage Tips on tea etiquette A tea-tasting glossary Select sources of tea and related equipment
Editors Note 1 Tea is quickly following coffee into the beverage spotlight. Before you get to the counter of that trendy cafe, be sure you know the basics. In this concise and accessible guide, you'll get a straightforward introduction to the fundamentals of fine tea. The authors -- industry insiders in the tea biz -- demystify the world of tea, giving insights into tea's botanical origins and history, as well as its varieties, processing, and grading. Tea Basics also offers tips for tea appreciation. -- Includes a tea taster's glossary and a list of mall-order sources for great tea -- The latest of a series which includes: Wine Basics, Beer Basics, and Coffee Basics
Editors Note 2 TEA BASICS| |Your complete guide to the perfect cup| |Civilized, soothing, delicious, and relaxing . . . tea offers an ideal refuge from the fast pace and stressful demands of life today. But with the astonishing array of teas currently available, how do you find a cup you can really call your own? | |Start with Tea Basics. This handy reference covers all of the essentials of tea buying, brewing, and tasting, and explores the comforts of ritual and healing that tea has provided through the centuries. As you sip and savor the wonderful flavors of black teas, green teas, oolongs, and scented/herbal teas, you'll understand why tea is consumed by more people worldwide than any other drink except water. So put the kettle on, put your feet up, and immerse yourself in Tea Basics! Inside you'll find: Tea facts: its origins, history, and many varieties Guidance on selection, blending, brewing, tasting, and storage Tips on tea etiquette A tea-tasting glossary Select sources of tea and related equipment
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0204
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

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