Synopses & Reviews
Afternoon tea is one of the fastest-growing trends in America today, and it is riding a wave of popularity around the world. While countless books have been written about the beverage of tea, little has been written about the etiquette surrounding it. Until now, there has not been a single handy source one could turn to for explanation--or to unravel the system of rules that exist in the ritualized exchange of courtesies at a tea gathering.In Tea & Etiquette, renowned etiquette expert, Dorothea Johnson, presents us with the most eloquent book to guide us through taking tea for business and pleasure. Etiquette is the tapestry woven throughout this delightful book which aims to inform and amuse the novice and the connoisseur. Tea & Etiquette will enhance your enjoyment of the world's most popular beverage with step-by-step guidelines including: * Tea--Past and Present: History, legend, the English, and the Boston Tea Party.* Tea Tales: Some favorite tea times?English, Chinese, Japanese, German, and American.* Taking Tea Today: Hosting an afternoon tea at home; brewing the perfect pot of tea and setting it on your perfect table. * Going Out to Tea: Service defined and all the nuances of taking tea in tearooms, restaurants, and hotels.* Business Etiquette & Tea: A complete guide to being a great host or guest during this pleasant new alternative to the business lunch or dinner.* Tea and the Trimmings: Finessing the food at tea.* Recipes: Delicious teatime recipes from chefs who know how to please.Tea & Etiquette: Taking Tea for Business and Pleasure is a reader-friendly book you will turn to again and again for years to come.
Afternoon tea is one of the fastest-growing trends in America. The customs and courtesies associated with serving tea are new to many Americans eager to use tea as an alterative to the business lunch or diner, or as a social event. This book is a fanciful, btu correct, guide to the pleasures of tea at home and for business purposes.
Afternoon tea is one of the fastest-growing trends in America.Hotels, country inns, and tearooms are reviving this most relaxing repast. The customs and courtesies associated with serving tea are new to many Americans eager to use tea as an alternative to the business lunch or dinner, or as a social event.This book, written by one of America's foremost authorities on etiquette and protocol, is a fanciful, but correct, guide to the pleasures of tea at home and for
The authoritative guide to the etiquette of taking tea for business or pleasure.