Tea specialist Lisa Boalt Richardson shares her passion for this popular beverage by leading tea-lovers on a fact-filled, taste-as-you-go journey around the world. Each destination represented by an array of colorful dishes is exquisitely photographed by leading food photographer Lauren Rubinstein. Sojourners learn the history of tea and its influence on eight specific regions, including China, England, and Russia. From the many recipes Lisa has collected and Lauren has photographed, readers discover that a savoury honey scone is perfect with dark Kenyan tea and a rich almond cookie called a ghoriba tastes great with a glass of sweet Moroccan tea. And every tea party planner will appreciate the helpful tips to create fun and tasty teas for their family and friends. Travel the globe with Lisa, feast your eyes on Lauren's beautiful photos of mouth-watering treats, and share a cup of tea in a foreign tradition all from the comfort of home!
Lisa Boalt Richardson of Lisa Knows Tea travels the country speaking at conferences and special events, sharing her culinary arts and specialty tea expertise. She is one of the first 15 in the world to graduate from the Specialty Tea Institute with a "Certified Tea Specialist" title. Lisa lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children. For more information, go to www.lisaknowstea.com. Lauren Rubinstein is one of Atlanta's leading interior and food photographers. Her work has been published in major magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Coastal Living, and Southern Accents.