The Essence of Tea
You've never read a Tea Book like this one. The Essence of Tea is Partly educational, partly poetic, and wholly inspirational, the text goes beyond the surface to provide a comprehensive picture of tea. You'll learn how to identify, store, brew, serve, and savor quality teas. Author Shan-Tung Hsu takes care to personify tea varieties, from the tender green to the assertive black, making them easy to differentiate and remember. Colorful anecdotes drawn from the author's experiences teach us that tea has stores to tell and wisdom to reveal. Shan-Tung Hsu's upbringing, steeped heavily in tea culture, combines with his background in Eastern philosophy and energy work to provide a friendly, informed narration that's both thought-provoking and accessible,like tea itself. This book is a must-read for anyone who enjoys tea and who appreciates the simple, good things in life. This Tea Book, The Essence of Tea makes a nice gift for all tea lovers.