Chai: The Spice Tea of India

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Storey Publishing, Nov 25, 2015 - Cooking - 160 pages
Discover the rich flavors, unique traditions, and healing powers of chai. This heady mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, anise, and cloves transforms black tea into a full-bodied elixir that has been enjoyed in India for centuries. Tea expert Diana Rosen explores the fascinating history of chai and offers 22 recipes for a variety of chai spice blends that can be used in both teas and baked goods. You’re sure to find exciting and new ways to enjoy chai’s spicy and rejuvenating qualities.
 

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Contents

The Journey Begins
1
The History of Indian Tea
9
Classic Masala Chai
21
Masala Chai Comes to America
37
A Tea Lovers Tour of India
55
A Guide to Spices and Their Ayurvedic Benefits
87
Chai Accompaniments
103
Glossary
123
Resources
133
Index
147
Other Storey Titles You Will Enjoy
154
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About the author (2015)

Diana Rosen has a special interest in the traditions of world cultures and practices that enhance spirituality in everyday life. Her books include The Book of Green Tea, Chai, Steeped in Tea, and Taking Time for Tea.

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