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Modern Tea

Modern Tea

A Fresh Look at an Ancient Beverage

By Lisa Boalt Richardson, Photographs by Jenifer Altman


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It's a beverage, a commodity, a ceremony, a meal, a spiritual encounter, a connector of people, a drink of peace, a pick-me-up, a comforter, and a way of life for many. As tea continues to rise in popularity, this comprehensive guide explores the celebrated beverage through the eyes of a certified tea specialist. From its sometimes murky origins to today's wide range of tea ceremonies, Lisa Boalt Richardson delves into the world of tea to create a fresh and accessible package for tea rookies and gurus alike. With tips for shopping, storing, steeping, and tasting, plus advice for using tea in pairings, cooking, cocktails, and home health remedies, this fascinating read is everyone's cup of tea.

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Size: 7 x 8 in;
Pages: 164 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: October 2014
ISBN: 9781452112299
Lisa Boalt Richardson is a certified tea specialist and author. She lives in Georgia.
Jenifer Altman is a New York City–based photojournalist.