The Basics of Tea: How to brew tea, how tea is produced, different types of tea.

The Basics of Tea: How to brew tea, how tea is produced, different types of tea.

Persian tea--my favorite. The history of tea culture in Iran started at the end of the 15th century. Before that coffee was the main beverage in Iran. However, most of the coffee producing countries were located far from Iran, making shipping very difficult. With a major tea producing country, China, located on a nearby trading path, "the silk road", and the shipping of tea was much easier. (wiki)

Persian tea--my favorite. The history of tea culture in Iran started at the end of the 15th century. Before that coffee was the main beverage in Iran. However, most of the coffee producing countries were located far from Iran, making shipping very difficult. With a major tea producing country, China, located on a nearby trading path, "the silk road", and the shipping of tea was much easier. (wiki)

Etiquette and History of Afternoon Tea | Afternoon to Remember Fine Tea and Gifts  Best article I have found regarding tea etiquette

Etiquette and History of Afternoon Tea | Afternoon to Remember Fine Tea and Gifts Best article I have found regarding tea etiquette

Tea: A History of the Drink That Changed the World by John C. Griffiths -  -  A fascinating account of the world's favorite beverage from the son of Sir Percival Griffiths, author of the monumental and definitive tome The History of the Indian Tea Industry,

Tea: A History of the Drink That Changed the World

Tea: A History of the Drink That Changed the World by John C. Griffiths - - A fascinating account of the world's favorite beverage from the son of Sir Percival Griffiths, author of the monumental and definitive tome The History of the Indian Tea Industry,

Types of Tea - Description of each type, potential health benefits, and the amount of caffeine in each as compared to a cup of coffee.

Types of Tea - Description of each type, potential health benefits, and the amount of caffeine in each as compared to a cup of coffee.

Tea time tea rituals and tea cups span the globe. Unique rituals and ceremonies are steeped in history for one of the oldest drinks in the world. Discover and emulate beautiful tea rituals from around the world on the Talbott blog.

Tea time tea rituals and tea cups span the globe. Unique rituals and ceremonies are steeped in history for one of the oldest drinks in the world. Discover and emulate beautiful tea rituals from around the world on the Talbott blog.

book cover: The True History of Tea by Victor H. Mair & Erling Hoh, 2009

True History of Tea (Hardcover)

book cover: The True History of Tea by Victor H. Mair & Erling Hoh, 2009

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