The Classic of Tea by Lu Yü
Origins & Rituals

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Written in the eighth century, this fascinating book looks at the intricacies involved in brewing tea, describing precisely how the perfect tea should be made: from the size of the water gatherer to the height from which water is boiled above the fire. Beautiful line drawings show the various components that go into the making of perfect tea.

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Published October 1, 1995 by Ecco Press. 188 pages
Genres: Cooking.