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Tea by Karl Petzke
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bookshelves: 2012, food-writing, cookbooks, 20th-century, reference, canada
Read on February 26, 2012

A sweet little overview of tea. Written in three parts: Gardens, Water, and Ceremony. It almost exclusively talks about "The Tea" plant, Camellia sinensis and only briefly mentions herbal teas. Every other page is a full colour photo, so there isn't a ton of information packed in here. But I did enjoy it and the recipes look really nice. I'm looking forward to making Tea Drop Candies, Green Tea Salad, and Green Tea and Rose Petal Popsicles.
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