"Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher." -- Chinese Proverb
As one of the most consumed beverages in the world, a cup of tea is a common shared experience across cultures and traditions. Companies and consumers alike are reawakening to the benefits of high-quality, unprocessed, natural beverages, and tea is a perfect obsession for anyone interested in artisan food and healthy eating.
In The Art and Craft of Tea, entrepreneur and enthusiast Joseph Wesley Uhl brings to the story of tea its due reverence, making its history, traditions, and possibilities accessible to all. If you want to go beyond reading and enter your kitchen, Joseph offers "recipes" for creating your own tea blends using natural ingredients.
Inside you'll find:
- A detailed overview of tea's history and origins
- Thoughtful descriptions of global brewing methods
- Innovative ideas for iced tea, tea cocktails, and DIY blends.