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  Tea: Encyclopedia II - Tea - Tea culture
Tea drinking in small bowls and cups was likely adopted since it gathers and directs the fragrant steam from the tea to the nose and allows for better appreciation of the tea's flavour.
Tea served with milk and two teaspoons of sugar usually in a mug is commonly referred to as 'builder's tea'.
Darjeeling tea is known for its delicate aroma and light colour and is aptly termed as "the champagne of teas", Assam tea is known for its robust taste and dark colour, and Nilgiri tea is dark, intensely aromatic and flavoured.
www.experiencefestival.com /a/Tea_-_Tea_culture/id/600411   (3305 words)

  "Tea Time" by Shenanchie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tea time is perhaps one of the last vestiges of civilization, the last bastion of a cultured society; the ultimate in good company and conversation; and last but not least, one of the most refreshing and contenting experiences one is apt to have.
High Tea is another acronym for "afternoon tea," and it became such in rural communities and evolved into the main meal of the day.
High tea was a cross between afternoon tea, and the dinner that was normally served in homes in the early evening.
shenanchie.tripod.com /Articles/teatime.htm   (1898 words)

 Tea (meal) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tea (the meal, as opposed to the beverage), means different things in different countries.
Tea in England was initially served in coffee houses.
Tea was very valuable, and was kept by the lady of the house rather than in the care of the housekeeper.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tea_(meal)   (1700 words)

 Television Point | Dictionary | Meaning of tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Note: Teas are classed as green or fl, according to their color or appearance, the kinds being distinguished also by various other characteristic differences, as of taste, odor, and the like.
The leaves for green tea are heated, or roasted slightly, in shallow pans over a wood fire, almost immediately after being gathered, after which they are rolled with the hands upon a table, to free them from a portion of their moisture, and to twist them, and are then quickly dried.
A decoction or infusion of tea leaves in boiling water; as, tea is a common beverage.
www.televisionpoint.com /dictionary/?define=tea   (816 words)

 Strat's Place - Daniel Rogov - Tea Time
Most historians concur that it was Queen Catherine, the wife of Charles II who introduced tea as a social and family habit to the English in 1662 when she insisted that a formal tea be served every afternoon at three in the afternoon.
After dinner and whatever entertainment followed the meal, a tea tray was brought into the living room and all present would enjoy a cup of tea before departing for home or retiring to bed.
Tea sandwiches, canapes and foods that may be picked up and eaten with toothpicks are ideal for tea parties as are cookies, petits fours and miniature pastries such as eclairs lairs and cream puffs.
www.stratsplace.com /rogov/tea_time.html   (705 words)

 High Tea, Low Tea, The Rituals of Tea
Low tea, served in a sitting room, of course, was a light repast, taken at four in the afternoon when the circadian rhythms of the body fall to a natural low.
Part of her dowry was tea which was packed in large chests soon known as tea chests, of course.
The origin of the mid-afternoon tea is credited to Anna, the Duchess of Bedford, who conquered the weak feeling at four in the afternoon by having tea and breadstuffs.
www.inmamaskitchen.com /FOOD_IS_ART/tea_time.html   (1078 words)

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 Japanese Tea House and Ceremony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
There are two single fusuma (sliding doors), connecting the tea room with the mizuya (kitchen area), where all the preparations are made for the tea meal (kaiseki) and the tea ceremony.
Typical of tea huts is the great variety of woods and grassy materials used in the construction of Shofuan, intended to reflect not the permanence of things, but the temporal nature of life.
The lattice ceiling inside the hut is woven sugi, in contrast with the woven rush ceiling of the tokonoma and temae za (mat where the tea is served).
www.artcomplex.org /moretea.html   (315 words)

 Tea things, Articles for Tea Lover. Tea,Collector Pots,Accessories,Articles.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tea was introduced to Russia in the early seventeenth century by China.
Loose tea is brewed in either a hot teapot or a "samovar", a special tea-making device that produces strong tea called "zavarka".
Tea cozzies for samovars called "baba na samovar" (woman on samovar), and a wonderful teaset that shows the vibrant blue and white patterns that distinguish Russian tea sets.
www.teaconcepts.com /drussiantea.asp   (487 words)

 Afternoon Tea - Latest Restaurant & Bar News - Square Meal
Tea fit for a fashionista can be found at The Berkeley in Knightsbridge, where éclairs, cakes and fancies (in miniature portions for the figure conscious) all resemble catwalk creations.
Tea is offered during the week at 2pm and 4pm and on weekends at midday, 2pm, and 4pm.
Tea begins at 3pm and is served with a fruit scone, clotted cream and preserves, and a selection of cakes and savoury toasts for £12.
www.squaremeal.co.uk /news/display.php?CategoryID=52   (666 words)

 tea catalogue
Drink tea with a meal is not considered appropriate, although many Chinese restaurants serve tea with meal.
In fact, the Chinese serve tea after the meal and not with the meal.
The natural compounds in tea that may prevent cancer of heart disease are called antioxidants (or flavonoids).
www.tea-montreal.com /tea_english.htm   (472 words)

 Irish Tea Traditions
Tea was first imported to Ireland in 1835 where it became popular with the weathly crowd, but it wasn't until later in the mid 1800s that it spread to the rural people and all of Ireland was hooked.
Irish tea is blended to be mixed with a lot of rich milk-up to 1/3 of the cup for some.
Irish tea is served generally three times a day; 11:00 in the morning, 3:00-5:00 for afternoon tea and a high tea at 6:00 pm, serving as the evening meal.
www.seedsofknowledge.com /irishtea.html   (677 words)

This was to distinguish the meal from the afternoon tea taken at low tables as you sat on couches or stuffed chairs in London hotels.
Afternoon Tea or low tea is a leisurely afternoon tea meal, usually served in fine fashion and in several courses.
Tea sandwiches and/or quiche are the perfect accompaniments for a beautiful presentation of small sweets such as shortbreads, dipped fruits, cookies, muffins or finger foods.
elmwoodinn.com /about/tea_terms.htm   (344 words)

 Green Tea and Weight Loss
The study participants were on a weight maintenance diet of about 13% protein, 40% fat, and 47% carbohydrates, a "typical Western diet." Three times during the study, the men spent 24 hours in a special room where the investigators measured their respiration and energy expenditure.
The researchers therefore conclude that the increased calorie burning in the green tea group cannot be explained by caffeine intake alone.
The investigators suggest that the caffeine interacted with natural substances in green tea called flavonoids to alter the body's use of norepinephrine, a chemical transmitter in the nervous system, and increase the rate of calorie burning.
www.mercola.com /1999/archive/green_tea_weight_loss.htm   (523 words)

 How to Host an English Tea
Tea has been an important drink in Great Britain for hundreds of years, but the "afternoon tea" associated with the English really began in 1840.
The "high" in high tea does not imply that fancy, high class, or expensive foods are served (or that high tea is enjoyed by well-to-do Britons).
It actually refers to afternoon tea served on a dining room table (a high table) as opposed to afternoon tea served on a "tea table" (a low table).
www.pippahunnechurch.com /tea.php   (695 words)

 Gulfnews: Dinner? Supper? No, tea?
For all classes and regions, supper usually means a late-night snack or meal, but some people use the term for the early evening meal if they have already had their dinner at midday.
Afternoon tea — a pot of tea with sandwiches and cake once enjoyed by upper-class ladies of leisure — has largely died out but lives on in the form of the 4pm tea and biscuits that people of all classes enjoy.
Another anomaly is that if your children eat the meal the school provides, it is a school dinner, but if they take in their own food, it is a packed lunch.
archive.gulfnews.com /features/more_stories/10076275.html   (945 words)

 Zen and Tea are One
Tea house modeled after Vimalakirti's hut-small, about 10 feet square but expands to be able to hold all the humans and heavenly beings.
In both meditation hall and the tea room there are prescribed ways of entering, exiting, and being in the space to reflect a consciousness of the space as being sacred or separate from the world outside.
Tea as we know it is not practiced by monks as part of the regular schedule, however, many educated Zen monks have individually studied tea, often taught by wives or sisters of Abbot.
www.aamdocents.org /AsiaInfo/Zentea.htm   (1014 words)

 Tea Upon Chatsworth Review on TeaMap.com
Tea Upon Chatsworth is a must for anyone in San Diego who is interested in tea.
Although the tea sandwiches, sconces and pastries had great flavors they were on the heavy side, not the delicate, light flavors associated with finger foods for an afternoon or high tea.
Tea houses are where I can take friends and not feel leftout of 'eating.' I would have probably been a recurring customer who would have made many referrals.
www.teamap.com /tearooms/tea_upon_chatsworth_1412.html   (4262 words)

 How to Serve Low Tea - WikiHow
The meal was called "high" tea because it was eaten at a high dining table rather than a low tea table.
Afternoon tea, was called "low tea" because it was usually taken in a sitting room or withdrawing room.
Since low tea wasn't a meal, but like an afternoon snack meant to stave off hunger, finger foods were the common fare.
www.wikihow.com /Serve-Low-Tea   (666 words)

 Tea Party Recipes
The hostess should have the teacups and saucers and the teapot near her for serving the tea.
A decorative caddy can be used for the tea or the hostess may put it into the teapot before placing it on the table.
Sweetening is rarely necessary when you're serving both scones and desserts, but for those who cannot drink their tea plain, set out pretty sugar cubes or a selection from the Hawaiian, Indian and other raw sugars that work so well with fl teas.
www.teamuse.com /article_030201.html   (1015 words)

 Amazon.com: Green Japanese Sencha Tea, 125g: Gourmet Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Japanese tea tradition began in the 9th century AD (during the Heian Period, 794 - 1192, when the Japanese capital was Heian-kyo, the present-day Kyoto), when Buddhist monks returning from diplomatic missions to China brought back tea, to which their Chinese brethren had introduced them as a means of intensifying alertness during meditation.
Inspired by Eisai's teachings that tea was a means to ensure longevity, its consumption quickly became popular at court, as well as among the feudal lords (daimyo) and among the newly formed samurai warrior class.
With the advent of tea merchants and tea houses between the 14th and 16th century, the custom of drinking tea spread further throughout Japan, even inspiring tea tasting competitions regarding the origin of the served tea in many towns and villages.
www.amazon.com /Green-Japanese-Sencha-Tea-125g/dp/B0001ENZ5W   (935 words)

 Tea for Two
Cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center conclude that drinking fl or green tea may help reduce a potentially harmful constriction of blood vessels after a high-fat meal.
Their study, presented this month at the scientific session of the American College of Cardiologists in Atlanta, adds to a growing body of research that suggests antioxidant-rich foods and beverages may help to prevent heart disease.
Previous studies by Dr. Corretti and her colleagues have shown that vitamins C and E, both antioxidants, may help improve the ability of arteries to dilate when taken with a high-fat meal.
www.umm.edu /news/releases/tea4two_3-27-02.htm   (480 words)

 Dragonair catering and inflight meal reviews @ AIRLINEMEALS.NET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Comments: The meal itself was not fully heated (rice was hot but the meat sauce was still cold) but I was starving so I had to eat it.
The lemon tea taste too bitter we also have a cup of ice-cream and it is too freezing but it taste good.
What a tasteless and cheap breakfast meal it was that it's served on the flight from Taipei to Hong Kong which is one of the busiest and most expensive route in the world.
www.airlinemeals.net /meals/Dragonair021040.html   (2389 words)

 Tea Party Ideas - Planning the Perfect Tea Party
Provide a lemon fork for your guests or the tea server can neatly place a slice in the tea cup after the tea has been poured.
When your tea cup is empty, the pourer should remove the lemon slice, pour the tea, and add a fresh slice.
This tea was traditionally taken in the nursery by children with their parents or nannies.
teas2dine4.com /ideas.html   (2020 words)

 Wisconsin Tearoom Reviews at TeaGuide The Original Online Tea Room Directory
We were also surprised that the price for afternoon tea did not include a pot of tea.
The sandwiches were tasty but not nice size tea sandwiches but rather just a half a sandwich cut diagonally.
Marcia, the tea room owner, is very pleasant and attentive to her customers.
www.teaguide.net /teareviewswisconsin.htm   (886 words)

Now most ordinary British families do not have time for afternoon tea at home, but in the past it was a tradition.
Traditionally eaten early evening, High tea was a substantial meal that combined delicious sweet foods, such as scones, cakes, buns or tea breads, with tempting savouries, such as cheese on toast, toasted crumpets, cold meats and pickles or poached eggs on toast.
This meal is now often replaced with a supper due to people eating their main meal in the evenings rather than at midday.
members.tripod.com /oui_nanthachat1426/pages/food.htm   (721 words)

 Indian Tea Suppliers,Tea Bags Exporter,Indian Tea Exporters,Tea Bags Supplier,India
We are also exporting tea in the form of tea bags, both soft tagged and hard tag tea bags.
We export the tea bags in attractive packets containing tea bags numbering 25, 50, 100, and 200 in each packet.
We are members of the Tea board of Kolkotta where the auction of Assam and Darjeeling tea takes place.
www.shrilalmahal.org /indian-tea-bags.html   (179 words)

WebSpawner notified the Ladies' Tea Society that due to unforeseen technical difficulties on all of their hosted web sites, all Guest Book entries were deleted and are not recoverable.
All members have a common interest of drinking tea whether it be: an afternoon tea, high tea, sitting on a porch or at a picnic with iced tea, or eating a meal having tea with friends in a restaurant, on an outing, or at home.
When members go out to tea they can wear any color suit or dress and an appropriate hat is suggested but not required, and the initial registration pin must be worn.
www.webspawner.com /users/ladiesteasociety   (324 words)

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