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Party to the wee hours of the afternoon
by Lynda Budd

The ultimate tea cocktail recipe book for everyone who loves to get creative in the kitchen and behind the bar. This 84 page full colour, water resistant cover book offers 27 tea-inspired recipes helping you bring tea into your every day in every way. Learn how to incorporate the worlds' most popular beverage into your cocktail hour, with exciting recipes and helpful tips. Tea-Tails makes you a teALCHEMIST ready to take on the world.


The New Tea Companion
A Guide to tea throughout the world
by Jane Pettigrew & Bruce Richardson

London's Jane Pettigrew has joined American tea writer Bruce Richardson in creating the latest definitive guide to teas throughout the world. Beautifully illustrated, this classic book gives detailed information and brewing instructions for over 80 teas. Chapters on the newest information about tea and health, tea production, tea blending and tea hospitality are included. This book is a valuable up-to-date addition to libraries of both tea novices and professionals. If you have ever wondered about the time and temperature to brew your teas - white, green, black, or oolong - this is the book for you.


The Story of Tea
A cultural History and Drinking Guide
by Mary Lou Heiss & Robert J. Heiss

Whether it's a delicate green tea or a bracing Assam black, a cup of tea is a complex brew of art and industry, tradition and revolution, East and West. In this sweeping tour through the world of tea, veteran tea traders Mary Lou Heiss and Robert J. Heiss chronicle tea's influence across the globe and provide a complete reference for choosing, drinking, and enjoying this beverage.THE STORY OF TEA begins with a journey along the tea trail, from the lush forests of China, where tea cultivation first flourished, to the Buddhist temples of Japan, to the vast tea gardens of India, and beyond.


Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties
by Kevin Gascoyne, Francois Marchand, Jasmin Desharnais & Hugo Americi

Tea is a comprehensive guide to non-herbal tea, the plant Camellia sinensis. Concise and authoritative text and an abundance of color photographs take the reader on an escorted tour of the world's tea-growing countries: China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam and East Africa. Like a fine wine, it is the "terroir" -- a region's soil and climate -- that imparts unique characteristics to a tea.


Culinary Tea
More Than 150 Recipes Steeped in Tradition from Around the World
Cynthia Gold & Lise Stern

Culinary Tea has all this, plus more than 100 recipes using everything from garden-variety black teas to exclusive fresh tea leaves and an in-depth treatment of tea cocktails. The book will include classics, such as the centuries-old Chinese Tea-Smoked Duck and Thousand-Year Old Eggs, as well as recipes the authors have developed and collected, such as Smoked Tea-Brined Capon and Assam Shortbread.


The Flavor Bible
The essential guide to culinary creativity, based on the wisdom of America’s most imaginative chefs
by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg

Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe--it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience in top restaurants across the country, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish. Thousands of ingredient entries, organized alphabetically and cross-referenced, provide a treasure trove of spectacular flavor combinations.


Tea in the City: London
by Jane Pettigrew & Bruce Richardson

Jane Pettigrew and Bruce Richardson have combined their knowledge of the London tea scene to bring readers a thorough guide to all things tea in the city that made the beverage famous. This travel book tells you about the well-known and little-known tea rooms, tea shops and historical sites in the London area. Neighborhood maps, 150 color photographs and detailed directions make sure you find the tea experiences you desire. The Tea in the Cities series is an unequalled resource for tea lovers who visit London, New York and Paris.


Prescription for Nutritional Healing
A Practical A -to - Z Reference to Drug - Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements - Fifth Edition
by Phyllis A. Balch, CNC

The most comprehensive guide to natural health, thoroughly revised and updated with cutting-edge findings in alternative and preventative therapies. Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the nation's #1 bestselling guide to natural remedies. The new fifth edition incorporates the most recent information on a variety of alternative healing and preventive therapies and new findings on vitamins, supplements, and herbs.


New Herb Bible
by Earl Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D.

A complete update of the bestselling guide to new and traditional herbal remedies - How they can help fight depression and anxiety, improve your sex life, prevent illness, and help you heal faster!

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