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Jane Pettigrew

Jane Pettigrew is a tea specialist, historian, writer and consultant. Since 1983, she has been working in the UK and around the world to explain and share the fascinating world of tea.

She has written 15 books on the many and varied aspects of tea, its production, history and culture, and she writes for tea related magazines and journals.

She also gives regular tea masterclasses and tea tastings, speaks on radio and TV and acts as consultant to tea companies, new tea businesses, table ware and tea ware companies.

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Books by Jane Pettigrew

 

THE NEW TEA COMPANION

published by Benjamin Press

This is the third edition of a book originally written for The National Trust. It is today the tea community’s favourite guide to tea, the tea plant, the different categories, and brewing methods, and features a catalogue of some of the world’s best loved teas, with photos of the dry leaf, wet leaf and liquor of each individual tea.

Available from amazon.co.uk

 

A SOCIAL HISTORY OF TEA

published by Benjamin Press

The chronicles the fascinating story of tea’s influence on British (and American) society, culture, commerce and community over more than three and a half centuries.

“Here is history as it should be written. In a spellbinding way, the story skips merrily along while seeming to skip nothing; it moves quickly but never seems to hurry.”James Norwood Pratt, American tea guru.

Available from amazon.co.uk

 

JANE PETTIGREW’S WORLD OF TEA

published by Hoffman Media

From the cool, rainy climate of Northern Ireland to the benign sunshine of Tasmania, Camellia sinensis (the tea plant) is now cultivated in more than 65 countries around the globe. This book’s exploration of tea farming and manufacture reveals the care and dedication of all those who nurture this remarkable plant to offer us an infinite choice of wonderful teas.

 

THE NATIONAL TRUST TEATIME BAKING BOOK: Good Old-Fashioned Recipes

Published by The National Trust

A collection of delicious tea-time treats made from recipes gathered from National Trust tearooms around England Ireland and Wales. It includes traditional favourites such as Chelsea Buns, Cherry Bakewells, Easter Biscuits, all sorts if savoury and sweet scones, breads, cakes, biscuits and tray bakes.

 

 

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