Recommended Reading: 39 Best Books on Tea

tea books

1. Culinary Tea: More Than 150 Recipes Steeped in Tradition from Around the World by Cynthia Gold and Lise Stern

2. Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World’s Greatest Tea by Jeff Koehler

3. Green Tea: A Quest for Fresh Leaf and Timeless Craft by Kevin Gascoyne, Hugo Americi, Jasmin Desharnais, and Francois Marchand

4. Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes by Cassie Liversidge

5. How to Make Tea by Brian Keating and Kim Long

6. James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary by James Norwood Pratt and Devan Shah

7. Liquid Jade: The Story of Tea from East to West by Beatrice Hohenegger

8. Matcha: The Cookbook by Gretha Scholtz

9. Modern Tea: A Fresh Look at an Ancient Beverage by Lisa Boalt Richardson

10. Myths & Legends of Tea, Volume 1 by Gary D. Robson

11. Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang

12. Tea-Spiration: Inspirational Words for Tea Lovers by Lu Ann Pannunzio

13. Tea: A User’s Guide by Tony Gebely

14. Tea Classified: A Tealover’s Companion by Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew

15. Tea:
Cultivation to Consumption
by K.C. Willson and M.N. Clifford

16. Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties by Kevin Gascoyne, Francois Marchand, and Jasmin Desharnais

17. Tea in the East by Carole Manchester

18. The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Cha-No-Yu by A. L. Sadler, Shaun McCabe, and Iwasaki Satoko

19. Tea Lover’s Festival: 10 Years by Kulov

20. Tea with Jane Austen by Kim Wilson

21. The Art and Craft of Tea: An Enthusiast’s Guide to Selecting, Brewing, and Serving Exquisite Tea by Joseph Wesley Uhl

22. The Book of Afternoon Tea by Lesley Mackley

23. The Book of Tea by Okakura Kakuzō

24. The Classic of Tea by Lu Yu

25. The Harney and Sons Guide to Tea by Michael Harney

26. The Herb Tea Book: Blending, Brewing, and Savoring Teas for Every Mood and Occasion
by Susan Clotfelter

27. The Japanese Way of Tea: From Its Origins in China to Sen Rikyu by Sen XV Soshitsu

28. The Matcha Miracle: Boost Energy, Focus and Health with Green Tea Powder by Mariza Snyder, Lauren Clum, and Anna V. Zulaica

29. The New Tea Companion: A Guide to Teas Throughout the World by Jane Pettigrew

30. The Perfect Afternoon Tea Recipe Book: More than 160 classic recipes for sandwiches, pretty cakes and bakes, biscuits, bars, pastries, cupcakes, … and glorious gateaux, with 650 photographs by Antony Wild

31. The Story of Tea: A Cultural History and Drinking Guide by Mary Lou Heiss and Robert J. Heiss

32. The Tea Book by Linda Gaylard

33. The Tea Companion by Jane Pettigrew

34. The Tea Drinker’s Handbook by Christine Barbaste, François-Xavier Delmas, and Mathias Minet

35. The Tea Enthusiast’s Handbook: A Guide to the World’s Best Teas
by Mary Lou Heiss, Robert J. Heiss

36. The True History of Tea by Erling Hoh and Victor H. Mair

37. The Ultimate Tea Lover’s Treasury by James Norwood Pratt

38. The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea by Aaron Fisher

39. The World Atlas of Tea by Krisi Smith


8 Best Apps for Tea Lovers

1. A Perfect Cup of Tea
Download: Google Play
Brew a delicious cup of tea using this simple and easy-to-use timer. Choose from the various tea types available or create your own blend and let the app provide you with the best brewing time.

2. Carmeila Tea Timer
Download: App Store
For the uninitiated, brewing the perfect cup of tea may seem like a challenge. But with the Carmeila Tea Timer, you can prepare a delightful cup like a pro. This app provides you with information like brewing temperature and duration so you do not have to worry about ruining your tea experience.

3. Easy Tea Recipes
Download: Google play
Easy Tea Recipes provides you with a wide selection of cold and hot tea recipes to help you brew a delicious cup anytime you want. You can check the nutritional information for each recipe and create a shopping list using this app.

4. Green Tea and Weight Loss
Download: Google Play
This app provides you with a wide array of green tea and weight loss related information including the benefits of drinking green tea, green tea diet plan, and more.

5. Tea
Download: teaapp.com, App Store
Tea for iPhone is your go-to resource on everything teas. It comes with different helpful features like the Smart Tea Timer, an Encyclopedia to help you learn about teas from around the world, and a wealth of information that include tips, harvest seasons, and more.

6. Tea Collection and Inventory
Download: Google Play
The Tea Collection and Inventory app helps you keep track of your tea ratings. You can use it to keep a record of your brewing notes, favorite blends, and more.

7. Tea Recipes
Download: Google Play
The Tea Recipes app helps you find delicious tea recipes, brewing methods, and guidelines among others.

8. Tea Tips
Download: Google Play
This app provides you with tips and information on how to improve your health, restore immune system, and lose weight.