Brew a Fragrant "Cuppa" Straight From Your Own Garden
Growing your own herbal teas can be just as therapeutic as drinking them. The tea garden is a sensory delight, producing colors, aromas, and flavors to enjoy throughout the seasons. The plants are easy to grow and you don't need a large area - even a few small containers will do. By drying the tea herbs and then blending and packaging them in your own unique way, you can share the bounty of your garden with appreciative friends and family.
In 15 Herbs for Tea you'll find everything you need to know about growing and using tea herbs, from information on planting and maintaining your herb bed to how to harvest, dry, and blend the herbs. In case you don't have the time and energy to grow your own tea herbs, you'll find a list of sources for buying them in bulk. Best of all, you'll learn how to brew a delicious cup of tea
Smoothie bowls are the perfect way to add fresh fruits, superfoods and proteins to everyday fare. Adding a smoothie bowl to morning routines guarantees a great start to the day and for lunch too. Smoothie bowls are thicker than regular smoothies - thick enough to eat with a spoon. These 200 recipes can be enjoyed anytime for a refreshing, filling and healthy meal or even a delicious dessert.
Whether a smoothie bowl is packed with fruit, leafy greens, nuts or a base of coffee or tea, there is a recipe here perfectly suited for any occasion. The colors, textures and crunch are incredible and all sorts of delicious toppings can be added that will take a meal to a whole new level.
Here's just a small sampling of the sumptuous smoothie bowl recipes:
- Breakfast Smoothie Bowls
- Breakfast Harvest Bowl, Frosty French Toast, Breakfast Starter, Pear Pleaser, Sunrise Smoothie Bowl, Energy Buster, Peanut Butter Oat Bowl
- Green Creations
- Clean Green Bowl, Blueberry Flaxseed Bowl, Strawberry Avocado Bowl, Green Zinger, Citrus Kale Bowl, Parsley Pear Bowl, Spinach Almond Bowl
- Kid-Friendly Smoothie Bowls
- Almond Butter and Jelly Bowl, Berry Crunch, Nutella Banana Bowl, Peach Paradise, Mocha Smoothie Bowl, Grape Ape, Peanut Butter Cup
- Anytime Smoothie Bowls
- Pistachio Vanilla Bowl, Pick-Me-Up Bowl, Watermelon Strawberry Bowl, Dreamsicle, Chocolate Cherry Bowl, Pumpkin Pie Bowl, Afternoon Delight
These thick, creamy and delicious smoothie bowls will undoubtedly become a welcome addition for any family.
Coffee is one of the most widely traded commodities in the world. Coffee cultivation faces a number of challenges including over reliance on a relatively small number of varieties vulnerable to a range of abiotic and biotic stresses as well as increasing expectations of quality amongst consumers. These challenges are addressed by this volume.Part 1 looks at advances in understanding plant physiology and ensuring genetic diversity. These provide the basis for summarising developments in breeding improved varieties of Arabica and Robusta coffee. The second part of the book reviews our understanding of the chemical composition, sensory properties and potential nutraceutical benefits of coffee. With its distinguished editor and international range of expert authors, this volume will be a standard reference for coffee scientists, growers and processors.
Bring home the cherished tradition of tea. This beautiful 136 page hardback book is packed full of 115 professionally tested recipes, special-occasion menus, and expert tips for composing the perfect tiered-stand menu. What are you waiting for? It's time to plan a tea party
-Slowing the signs of aging Also included is a list of inflammatory foods to avoid and even more ideas for how to add inflammation-fighting foods to any diet Improve your diet, your health, and your life, with Anti-Inflammatory Drinks for Health
Enjoy the many benefits of apple cider vinegar--including weight loss, increased energy, glowing skin, better digestion, and improved immune system function--with these 100 delicious drink recipes.Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular home remedies--for good reason. This all-natural liquid can help with everything from cholesterol to weight loss to varicose veins while also offering numerous natural beauty solutions to promote healthy skin, hair, and nails. Utilizing the numerous benefits of apple cider vinegar has never been easier, thanks to Apple Cider Vinegar Drinks for Health. From satisfying smoothies, to soothing hot drinks, to refreshing tonics, these one hundred recipes are a delightful way to add variety to your daily health routine and gain benefits including better digestion, increased energy, and reduced inflammation. Learn how to receive the maximum health benefits including the best time to drink apple cider vinegar and the optimal amount needed for effective results. Each chapter offers drink recipes designed to provide a specific health benefit on everything from detoxification, to cold and sinus relief, to anti-aging, and much more.
Make great cider at home with just a few ingredients and minimal equipment--with some help from Stephen Wood and the crew behind Farnum Hill Ciders.
In Apples to Cider, these cidermakers and their colleagues share decades of experience and a simple philosophy: Cider is all about the apples. Whether you are a home brewer, a home winemaker, or simply a cider lover, you can join the growing community of cidermakers that are reviving this thousand-year-old craft. With these easy-to-follow instructions for first-time cidermakers and advanced techniques for the more experienced, you'll be on your way to making your own delicious cider at home.
Inside you'll find:
Step-by-step instructions for making your first batch of still cider
A guide to tasting cider like a professional
Troubleshooting tips for preventing, diagnosing, and correcting the most common cider flaws
Advanced home cidermaking techniques for sparkling cider, methode champenoise cider, French-style cidre, and ice cider
"In the decades that Kevin Sinnott has spent meeting with and interviewing hundreds of coffee professionals, rather than crossing over to the dark side and becoming one himself, he has taken what he has learned and translated it from coffee geek-speak into English. Why? For the sole purpose of allowing you to better enjoy your coffee. In short, if you like coffee, you will love this book." --Oren Bloostein, proprietor of Oren's Daily Roast
There is no other beverage that gives you a better way to travel the world than coffee. You can literally taste the volcanic lava from Sumatra, smell the spice fields of India, and lift your spirits to the Colombian mountaintops in your morning cup of joe. The Art and Craft of Coffee shows you how to get the most out of your coffee, from fresh-roasted bean to hand-crafted brew.
In The Art and Craft of Coffee, Kevin Sinnott, the coffee world's most ardent consumer advocate, educates, inspires, and caffeinates you.
Inside you will find:
- How green coffee beans are farmed and harvested
- Insight into single-origin coffee beans and worldwide coffee harvests
- A photo guide to roasting your own coffee at home
- How to choose the best grinder for your beans
- A complete, visual manual for 9 coffee brewing styles, including French press, vacuum, Chemex, auto-drip, Turkish ibrik, and espresso
Let Joseph Wesley Uhl be your guide to the entire world of tea; from peeks into tea production around the world to brewing your own blends at home.
"Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher." -- Chinese Proverb
As one of the most consumed beverages in the world, a cup of tea is a common shared experience across cultures and traditions. Companies and consumers alike are reawakening to the benefits of high-quality, unprocessed, natural beverages, and tea is a perfect obsession for anyone interested in artisan food and healthy eating.
In The Art and Craft of Tea, entrepreneur and enthusiast Joseph Wesley Uhl brings to the story of tea its due reverence, making its history, traditions, and possibilities accessible to all. If you want to go beyond reading and enter your kitchen, Joseph offers "recipes" for creating your own tea blends using natural ingredients.
Inside you'll find:
- A detailed overview of tea's history and origins
- Thoughtful descriptions of global brewing methods
- Innovative ideas for iced tea, tea cocktails, and DIY blends.