284 pages, 12.31 × 10.18 × 1.18 in
July 16, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 9381523916
ISBN - 13: 9789381523919
Table of Contents
Preface Chai the Indian Way Ever Popular Chai How Tea Came to India Contemporary World of Indian Tea Into the Heartlands of Tea Picturesque Tea Tourism Bounty of Assam Divine Boon of Darjeeling Bonanza of South India Bouquet of Regional Teas From the Leaf to the Sip Plucking the Leaf The Planter's Life From Nature to Man The Tea Taster's Verdict Tea the Universal Brew The Saga of Tea Choices for the Tea Lover A Cupful of Health Recipes with Tea Finally the Perfect Cup of Tea
From the Publisher
Chai: The Experience of Indian Tea is a journey into the heartlands of tea production, across the length and breadth of India, offering a glimpse into the history and culture of the people who cultivate it, the process of growing, the diversely beautiful landscapes, the rich traditions and the ceremony. This intriguing volume is a visual treat, that traces leaf to cup, covering the entire spectrum of the tea industry through wonderfully descriptive text and stunning photography; put the kettle on, put your feet up and enjoy!
About the Author
Rekha Sarin is a Delhi-based award-winning writer, editor and published author; she is well-respected and has written articles for many national and international magazines and journals on travel, culture and interior design. Rajan Kapooris an award-winning photographer, (Commonwealth Photographic Award for Environment, National Wildlife Photographer Award); whose wide-ranging portfolio is testament to his passion for the environment and concern for the natural world.
From the Author
Rajan's Vision / Rekha's Musing; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits; Select Bibliography; Glossary; Index