Saturday, 13 October 2007

TEA the drink that changed the world

On my last trip to America I found this lovely book called "TEA the drink that changed the world". It is absolutely worth a good look. it is actually the most lovely and well organized tea book I have ever come across. It teaches you everything from how to brew a perfect cup of tea, best times of day for sipping various teas and also the professionals terms for describing tea such as aroma, body, neat and stylish. We learn something new every day, and today I learned that rooibos needs to brew for five minutes to obtain the greatest number of antioxidants. So I will now go and have a lovely cup of freshly brewed rooibos in one of my teatime cups. Like Nan said "with a cup of tea in your hand, anything is possible".