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Here are two hard cover books devoted to the art of serving tea...BOTH books are in lightly used condition with just some wear at the edges of the dust jackets from use and re-shelving. INSIDE the pages are at least 98% free of any marks, stains or writing.
The tradition of teatime has long been a cherished one, bringing tranquil settings to the mind, delicate refreshments to the palate, and warm conversation with good friends to the heart.
The Charms of Tea plays tribute to the elegant ritual with inspirational writings, recipes and special menus, and exquisite art and photography that set the mood for this very special time of day.
Share teatime with Lewis Caroll's Alice, Anne of Green Gables, Mr. Chips, and even Peter pan. Lose yourself in the writings of Henry James, Daphne du Maurier, Saki, Marcel Proust, and M.F.L. Fisher as they share their thoughts on the delights and comforts of tea.
There are nearly 65 recipes for making sweets and savories, including such classic teatime treats as Cucumber Sandwiches with Mint Butter, Currant and Pecan Scones, Sage Bread, Spiced Blackberry Jam, Raspberry and Lemon Curd Hearts, and Chocolate Torte. You'll learn the secrets of preparing and serving the perfect pot of tea, the wonderful variety of tea leaves to choose from, suggestions for beautiful table settings, and unique menu ideas for picnic teas, breakfast teas, garden teas, and nursery teas.
A PROPER TEA
This is a book which depicts the English tea in various guises, including teas for the drawing room, the nursery and the farmhouse kitchen, and a children's tea. It sets out the history and etiquette attached to each kind of meal and contains more than 50 straightforward recipes and 80 of the author's own watercolors.