All the Tea in China

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China Books, 1990 - Cooking - 187 pages
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Traces the history of tea, looks at Chinese and Japanese tea customs, explains how tea is grown and processed, and describes fifty Chinese varieties
 

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This lavishly illustrated book explores both the historical lore of tea in China, Japan, and the West and the health and aesthetic virtues of the beverage. Chow and Kramer draw on English-language ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
ix
Preface
xi
Introduction
xiii
The Tea Tradition 1
xvii
Tea Goes to the World
13
Chinese Tea Customs
37
The Teahouse Center of Local Life
43
The Japanese Art of Tea
51
Tea Growing and Processing
77
Some Tea Chemistry
87
Tea and Your Health
91
How to Make a Nice Cup of Tea
113
Judging Storing Other Uses
119
Fifty Famous Chinese Teas
123
List of Teas Described
165
Glossary of Terms
179

Ceramics and Other Tea Equipage
63

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