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Tea: Essence of the Leaf

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Since Bodhidharma's legendary discovery of Camellia sinensis, tea has traveled around the globe, sparked rebellions, and spawned fortunes. This eponymous volume unveils the delights and mysteries to be found in the uncomplicated infusion of leaf in water, serving up a sophisticated brew of enticing photographs, evocative poetry and prose, history, myth, and tempting recipes. It explores tea's ability to awaken the body, refresh the senses, and soothe the spirit, whether the brew be black, green, or oolong; sipped hot or iced; steeped in samovar or teapot; served in heirloom porcelain or a simple clay bowl. Delving into the life and lore of tea, we visit Bombay, Beijing, London, Tokyo, and Paris, and hear from the likes of Marcel Proust, Paul Theroux, Amy Tan, and others. From tea house reveries to recipes for Orange Pekoe Compote and Tea Smoked Duck, Tea invites us to revel in the subtle bliss of the world's most popular beverage.

About the Author

Karl Petzke is the co-author, with Sara Slavin, of the award-winning book Espresso and is the photographer for Pears (both from Chronicle Books).

Sara Slavin is an art director and stylist who collaborates with photographers, designers, and publishers on editorial projects throughout the country. She has co-authored numerous books, including Espresso and The Art of the Bath (both published for Chron

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811816328
Subtitle:
Essence of the Leaf
Other:
Slavin, Sara
Author:
Slavin, Sara
Author:
Petzke, Karl
Author:
Berry, Linda
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Cookery
Subject:
Coffee & Tea
Subject:
Tea
Subject:
Cookery (Tea)
Subject:
Beverages - Coffee & Tea
Subject:
General Cooking
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
19980401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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