Author(s): Linda Gaylard
This book helps to experience the world's finest tea. The Tea Book guides you through the best ways to choose, prepare and taste the many different varieties of tea available around the world, with everything you need to know to bring the fragrance and allure of the tea shop into your home. The essential companion for all tea aficionados, this detailed tea book features over one hundred international tea recipes, including chai tea, matcha, the increasingly popular bubble tea, and herbal tisanes such as Yerba Mate. Tasting notes help you to identify key characteristics, so that you can tell your green tea from your pu'er. With information on growing and harvest seasons, and maps of the most important tea-producing regions. This practical, fully illustrated guide is perfect for tea lovers.
Linda Gayland is a Canadian Tea Sommelier, certified by The Tea Association of Canada. She expresses her passion for tea through her blog, The Tea Stylist, hosting tea appreciation workshops, and giving talks on tea, social history and style. Linda is a regular contributor to TeaMag and has written for World Tea News. A seasoned tea traveller, Linda has visited artisan tea groves and tea gardens in South Korea and the Fujian and Zhejiang provinces of China. She has forged strong relationships with growers, producers, and retailers in these regions and across the world.