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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Best New Tea Books

My favorite tea cookbook hands down. To die for: the Bulang Buttercream between stone-pressed layers of Menghai Melons. 

To appreciate the nuggets of tea wisdom in this volume, you need to read the previous three. Lots of wisdom on things like holding your drink, hiding tea stains, tucking tea sandwiches underneath plants, and which accessories the hostess is least likely to miss after the party.

A new scholarly tome from freshly minted doctoral scholar Jane B. Wood, PhD, funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education in conjunction with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, with auxiliary funding from the Committee on Better Asian Relations and the Free Tibetan Yaks PETA Task Group. The author argues for the authenticity of the yak voice on the changing quality of brick tea. 

A more readable critique than the yak book, this text explore the role of rappers in the western-facing tea market, the infiltration of rap culture in the tea blogosphere, and a review of the best rolling papers for dried maocha spliffs.


Excellent advice for parents sending their kids to immersive tea meditation summer camps, with a set of tear-apart flash cards to train phrases like "This is inappropriate" and "It hurts when you do that."


A great book for teens on dealing with your parent's problem. Learn things like making room for food in the fridge without disturbing the tea, creating password locks on tea vendor websites, setting browser filters for tea porn, and keeping your college fund intact with tea coupons.


Now in its third printing, the author is making big bucks selling the dream to a new sucker every eight minutes.

A serious self-help book that appears to be the most promising alternative to religious conversion in avoiding the Supermax transfer.










7 comments:

  1. I would like to order one of each book. Could you include the popular 'Puerh For Dummies' as well. Thank you.

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    1. Wilson! When you gonna write "Trippin' in Yunnan?" I'll add it to my list when you do. cheers!

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  2. These could be the first tea-books that do not make me slam my own fist into my wide-eyed, terrified, silently-howling face.

    Tea writing really is "sent to test us". The irony is that there is no redemption waiting for us on the other side of such an encounter, merely more chapters of dreadful prose. It's my own personal Hades.


    Toodlepip,

    Hobbes

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    1. I definitely got that vibe, Hobbes, when reading that inspirational interview you gave in the prison book :D

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    2. It is concerning to conclude that I neither recall the interview nor the "prison book"! Which are these?


      Toodlepip,

      Hobbes

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    3. The last book in the list above. Driving under the Influence of Tea, quite the testimony on your part. Officer didn't buy it, but it happens to all of us.

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    4. When daddy is a tea hoarder. MMMMM I can write that one :P

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