Free Read [Fantasy Book] ☆ Tea in the East: Tea Habits Along the Tea Route - by Carole Manchester ñ

By Carole Manchester | Comments: ( 269 ) | Date: ( Jun 26, 2019 )

There is no refined ritual than that of tea drinking in Asia In Tea in the East, Carole Manchester, author of French Tea, invites you on a journey to the earliest tea producing countries China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka to savor the pleasures of the ancient brew.Lavishly illustrated with beautiful full color photographs of tea ceremonies and their exotic settingsThere is no refined ritual than that of tea drinking in Asia In Tea in the East, Carole Manchester, author of French Tea, invites you on a journey to the earliest tea producing countries China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka to savor the pleasures of the ancient brew.Lavishly illustrated with beautiful full color photographs of tea ceremonies and their exotic settings, Tea in the East evokes the tranquillity and unique pleasures of the Eastern tea In China, aged tea leaves are steeped for seconds in a tiny clay pot and poured into doll sized handleless cups, the earthy taste savored as if it were a rare wine In a still, silent room in Kyoto, powdered green tea is reverently whisked in a ceramic bowl in preparation for the tea ceremony On the lawn of a planters club in India, tea is served in cups covered with tiny beaded doilies to keep the tea free from dust.Eastern tea ceremonies embody a rare grace in both their gentle choreography and in the decorative and functional beauty of the tea service In China, the fashion of drinking tea inspired the craftsmanship of exquisite porcelain and ceramic teaware In Japan, artisans create starkly simple teabowls, whisks, lacquer trays, and boxes The teas of India are served in teacups made of silver.As delicate and elegant as the utensils of the Eastern tea ceremony itself are their sweet and savory accompaniments Dim sum, tiny stuffed delicacies, are served with a Cantonese tea a bitter Japanese tea is balanced by seasonal bean curd sweets Indians serve hot and spicy pastries with milky, sugary tea and Sri Lankans drink their tea with crepe like pastries called hoppers Together with the story of tea in the East, you ll find recipes for tempting and unusual tea accompaniments, including a savory Green Tea Marinated Chicken Sandwich, Marbled Tea Eggs, and the Russian Tea Room Spice Cake.The varieties of Asian teas are as distinctive as their traditions Using Tea in the East as a guide, you can explore the many satisfying tastes and aromas the flowery Pai Mu Tan, a rare mix of two white tea plants from China Japan s finest green tea, Gyokuro Genmaicha, which is mixed with roasted rice that gives it a popcorn flavor Darjeelings and robust Assam teas of India and the exquisite afternoon teas of Ceylon Also included are recipes for iced teas and tea remedies, as well as suggestions for the many practical uses of tea, storage methods, and a buyer s source guide.


  • Title: Tea in the East: Tea Habits Along the Tea Route
  • Author: Carole Manchester
  • ISBN: 9780688132439
  • Page: 356
  • Format: Hardcover

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Carole Manchester

Carole Manchester Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Tea in the East: Tea Habits Along the Tea Route book, this is one of the most wanted Carole Manchester author readers around the world.



Comments Tea in the East: Tea Habits Along the Tea Route

  • Dakota D

    Great intro to the history of and tea from China and Japan! I was disappointed that the sections on India and Sri Lanka were mainly from the perspective of the colonizing British with little to no discussion on native perspectives of tea culture or any perspectives on tea post-colonization.


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