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Time for Tea!


Recommended by Joyce, one of our adult reference librarians.

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The Pleasures of Tea: Recipes & Rituals

by Kim Waller
1168071.jpg Tea is the perfect accompaniment to all the moments of our lives. Rest a teacup on the arm of a chair, & the balance of life immediately improves. Waller offers suggestions for 35 tea-related parties with scrumptious recipes.

Tea Breads and Coffeecakes

by Elizabeth Alston
1046694.jpg Wonderful recipes!

Taking Tea at The Savoy

by Anton Edelman
1184501.jpg I liked the cover of this book and I liked the idea of having tea at London's Savoy. In addition to recipes, this book also has illustrations of table settings and discusses proper tea etiquette.

The Eccentric Teapot: Four Hundred Years of Invention

by Garth Clark
1151372.jpg A visual delight with wonderful illustrations, it is amazing the variety of shapes and styles of a teapot available.

A Tea Shop Mystery Series

by Laura Childs
1261399.jpg Tea shop owner Theodosia Browning serves tea and scones in her Charleston tea shop and solves murders on the side. It's a fun series with recipes in the back of the book and tea facts scattered throughout the story. The series begins with Death by Darjeeling.