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The Book of Green Tea
by Diana Rosen
Everything you ever wanted to know about green tea! This fun and informative book explains every aspect of green tea: where it grows, how it's processed, its history and lore, how to drink and cook with it, and how to use it for beauty and health purposes.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 12th 1998 by Storey Publishing, LLC
(first published 1998)
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Had a lot of good information about different teas and their sources. I learned a lot about how teas were processed and various histories about tea. However, all of the descriptions about the drink itself seemed to run together with few exceptions. There was an overuse of unhelpful descriptive words (such as "lovely" or "yellow green liquor") that didn't make any tea really stand out. I also wasn't really that interested in the beauty or cooking sessions, but there is a lot of information there ...more