January is National Hot Tea Month!

National Hot Tea Month

Winter’s chill is here and we’re pleased to tell you that January is National Hot Tea month….a perfect way to warm up! Exploring hot tea opens a whole new world of discovery. You may already be a tea lover and have explored loose teas from different regions of the world. If you’re only familiar with the basic orange pekoe teabag, you may be interested in charting some territory. Tea provides amazing health benefits, cooking opportunities, not to mention taste sensations. The tea trade is a fascinating part of history. Here’s a website that provide lots of links for you explore. And, there is still plenty of January left to celebrate the wonders of tea!

http://coffeetea.about.com/od/teaandtisanebasics/a/31WaystoCelebrateHotTea.htm

Why not take a peek at a few of the books from the Library collection while you are
enjoying your tea!

Tea : the recipe for stress-free living / Ratanjit S. Sondhe
158.12 S698t

Complete book of herbal teas / Marietta Marshall Marcin
641.26 M319c

Tea with friends / Elizabeth Knight
641.53 K69t

Yak butter and black tea : a journey into forbidden China / Wade Brackenbury
915.1 B797y