Time for Tea: The Gentle Art of Reading Tea-Leaves

Every leaf of tea is as individual as a snowflake – so too are the messages they contain. This exquisite gift book celebrates the sheer joy of a cup of tea, and the unravelling the intriguing messages in each tea cup.

Discover the pure joy of reading tea-leaves-which teacups, teapots and teas to use. Learn how to create the perfect afternoon tea to celebrate your new talents with those you love. Women of all ages have practised this gentle art for centuries. Once you have grasped the essentials, you will be pleasantly surprised at how much you can see.

The book has:

  • full colour illustrations of beautiful tea cups, teapots and teas throughout
  • easy-to-follow guide on how to read teacups
  • beautiful recipes and additional tips to create the perfect afternoon tea
  • glossary of symbols

Afternoon teas are back – as are loose leaf teas and beautiful china. When you can read tea leaves, you are sure to be in great demand!

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ISBN: 9781741149968
Australian Price (inc. GST) $24.95
Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 144
Australian Publication April 2007
Publisher Allen & Unwin