160 pages, 7.5 × 7.5 × 0.5 in
October 1, 1998
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1580170900
ISBN - 13: 9781580170901
Table of Contents
The Poetry of Green Tea History & Lore Processing China (Cha) India (Chai) Japan (O-Cha) Other Sources Buying, Storing & Brewing Serving Wellness Beauty & Health Cooking Glossary Recommended Reading Resources Index
From the Publisher
Everything you ever wanted to know about green tea! This fun and informative book explains every aspect of green tea: where it grows, how it's processed, its history and lore, how to drink and cook with it, and how to use it for beauty and health purposes.
About the Author
Diana Rosen has a special interest in the traditions of world cultures and practices that enhance spirituality in everyday life. Her previous books include The Book of Green Tea, Chai, Steeped in Tea, and Taking Time for Tea. She is also the editor of Tea Talk, a newsletter on the pleasure of tea.
From Our Editors
Sample the lore, poetry and history of green tea before you learn how to use this ancient herb to remedy colds or create aromatherapy candles. A frequent lecturer and consultant on tea-related topics, Diana Rosen explains how green tea’s popularity in the West stems from its power to lower the risk of cancer, reduce cardiovascular disease, and even prevent dental ailments. With more than thirty recipes for drinks, desserts, main courses and salads, The Book of Green Tea moves from tales of its origins in China and Japan to its discovery in India and Sri Lanka, and its current popularity in the West.