Chai: The Experience Of Indian Tea by Rekha SarinChai: The Experience Of Indian Tea by Rekha Sarin

Chai: The Experience Of Indian Tea

byRekha Sarin, Rajan Kapoor

Hardcover | July 16, 2014

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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 Sarinis 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 Kapoorisan award-winning photographer, (Commonwealth Photographic Award for Environment, National Wildlife ...

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Title:Chai: The Experience Of Indian TeaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:284 pages, 12.31 × 10.18 × 1.18 inPublished:July 16, 2014Publisher:Niyogi BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9381523916

ISBN - 13:9789381523919

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From the Author

Rajan's Vision / Rekha's Musing; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits; Select Bibliography; Glossary; Index

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