I'm still going through mom's collection of tea books. There are so many, it's going to take some time, but I'll be sharing them here, at least touching on the best and the worst. This one is a true gem: The Pleasures of Tea, Recipes & Rituals.
There are some wonderful-sounding recipes that I plan to try and some cool tidbits of history and info, but mostly I love this book because of the luscious imagery. I spent an hour browsing through this book, letting my eyes luxuriate in the beautiful photographs, before I even realized there were recipes.
A feast for the eyes.
Not surprising to discover that it's put out by the editors of Victoria Magazine, the only magazine I actually save and keep. I've got back issues collected from years ago. That doesn't make it easy to move, as I found out the hard way, but I refused to throw them away. Some of the older issues are a bit cut up now. I needed pictures for a decoupage project I was doing. But I won't be cutting up this book, that's for sure. It's a keeper.