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Taking Tea: The Essential Guide to Brewing, Serving, and Entertaining with Teas from Around the World

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For the entertainer, the cookbook lover and the international armchair traveler. Reveals the culinary rapture and conviviality that make the teatime ceremony a world-wide, time-honored tradition.
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published January 21st 1994 by Grove Press (first published January 1st 1987)
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SmarterLilac
Oct 15, 2016 SmarterLilac rated it really liked it
An enlightening and enjoyable look at the art of tea serving around the world. Makes me wish I could indulge in all the tea I want right now.
Aishe
I was actually pleasantly surprised at this book. I am a big fan of tea, but not necessarily of all the pomp and circumstance surrounding it in the past. I just like to drink it, and to read about it. However, this book was a gem. And I enjoyed it. I read it cover to cover. So, there. I guess I must be getting older and more sentimental. The party ideas sounded interesting to me. I am going to try to have a nursery tea with my two year old. He likes the idea and so do I. I'll definitely suggest ...more
Pauline
Dec 22, 2013 Pauline rated it liked it
This is an informative book. It contains an interesting history about tea and how it shaped the world. It is a good basic book. Would be better if it was more detailed, but I do not think that is its purpose.

A book that has some nice recipes and a book that explains the basics of black, green and oolong tea, but not an in depth book.
Debbie
Jul 26, 2008 Debbie rated it liked it
Recommends it for: tea lovers
Learn about various teas from around the world, table settings and tableware, serving, teacups, brewing, foods and recipes to serve with tea, hosting tea parties, and tea traditions from America, the Caribbean, England, China, Japan, Africa, India and France.
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