Culinary Tea: More Than 150 Recipes Steeped in Tradition from Around the World by Cynthia Gold

Culinary Tea: More Than 150 Recipes Steeped in Tradition from Around the World

byCynthia Gold, Lise Stern

Hardcover | September 7, 2010

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This cutting-edge tome on one of the world's oldest ingredients and most popular beverages will be an invaluable tool for both home and professional cooks. Gold and Stern offer new ways of looking at tea: the leaves with a history stretching thousands of years is now a secret weapon in the culinary arsenal.

Tea in its many forms has been around for thousands of years, and is a burgeoning industry in many countries as the demand for specialty leaves grows. Read all about the picking and drying techniques virtually unchanged for centuries, popular growing regions in the world, and the storied past of trading.

Culinary Tea has all this, plus more than 100 recipes using everything from garden-variety black teas to exclusive fresh tea leaves and an in-depth treatment of tea cocktails. The book will include classics, such as the centuries-old Chinese Tea-Smoked Duck and Thousand-Year Old Eggs, as well as recipes the authors have developed and collected, such as Smoked Tea-Brined Capon and Assam Shortbread.

About The Author

Cynthia Gold is a tea sommelier at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers. She also frequently speaks on tea cuisine at conferences and teaches at culinary institutes around the country. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.Lisë Stern has written on diverse subjects from software to travel, and considers food writing her main passion. She ...

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Title:Culinary Tea: More Than 150 Recipes Steeped in Tradition from Around the WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 9 × 1 inPublished:September 7, 2010Publisher:Running PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0762437731

ISBN - 13:9780762437733

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Spices of Life “In CULINARY TEA, tea authority Cynthia Gold and food writer Lisë Stern offer generous information about all matters of tea, including tea history and varieties, advice on tea and food pairings, and a treasure trove of intriguing and mouth-watering tea-infused recipes.”Adam Ried, Boston Globe Magazine cooking columnist and author of Thoroughly Modern Milkshakes "In Culinary Tea, Cindy Gold and Lisë Stern offer an inspired, information-packed, eye-opening tea-torial on every aspect of this ancient, and modern, staple. Detailed taste profiles, flavor pairing recommendations, and incredible recipes help you see, and taste, tea in a whole new light—and in different cookware, too! Gold and Stern catapult tea from the cup right into the saucepan, skillet, roaster, and cookie sheet—and that’s just the beginning!”