Chai: The Experience of Indian Tea
Chai: The Experience of Indian Tea by Rekha Sarin & Rajan Kapoor is a journey into the heartlands of tea production, across the length and breadth of India, offering a glimpse into the history and culture of the people who cultivate it, the process of growing, the diversely beautiful landscapes, the rich traditions and the ceremony. The book delves into the intricacies of tea and its significance in regional culture. The reader travels into the world of chai and into its history to be informed about how the beverage came to be grown in India and the events that shaped its trade with the Western world. This intriguing volume is a visual treat, that traces leaf to cup, covering the entire spectrum of the tea industry through wonderfully descriptive text and stunning photography; put the kettle on, put your feet up and enjoy.
About the Author
Rekha Sarin is a Delhi-based award-winning writer, editor and published author; she is well-respected and has written articles for many national and international magazines and journals on travel, culture and interior design.
Rajan Kapooris an award-winning photographer, (Commonwealth Photographic Award for Environment, National Wildlife Photographer Award); whose wide-ranging portfolio is testament to his passion for the environment and concern for the natural world.