The Tea Companion

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Running Press, Sep 8, 2004 - Cooking - 160 pages
More and more people are turning to tea as their primary hot beverage, and connoisseurs are discovering the wondrous range of flavors to be found in different varieties from around the globe—some of which command fantastic prices and are in great demand. This comprehensive, authoritative guide to understanding, purchasing, and serving the world's finest teas is beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs of a variety of tea leaves and herbs, as well as their countries of origin. Learn how to store tea so its aromas last, brew it properly for fullest enjoyment, and appreciate the many nuances of flavor to be found in this extraordinary drink.

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Indeholder "Part One", " The Story of Tea", " The History of Tea", " Production of Tea", " Tea Equipage", " Tea Appreciation", "Part Two", " Global Tea Directory", " A Guide to the Teas of the World ... Read full review

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Jane Pettigrew covers just about everything in the tea world in this book, from a little history to a taste of the different kinds of tea from their own regions. I was a bit disappointed that Puerh ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Jane Pettigrew writes on tea and tea-related subjects for many international magazines, and edits the Tea International section of the Tea and Coffee Trade Journal. She lives in London.

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