“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis
Beverage produced by steeping top leaves and buds of the tea plant in freshly boiled water. It originated in China about 2700 BC, possibly because of the need to boil drinking water for health reasons. Cultivating of the tea plant in Japan began about AD 800. The use of tea later spread to other Asiatic countries and by the first half of the 18th century, tea was a popular beverage in Holland, England and the American Colonies.
The major types of tea classified according to processing method include black tea, producing an amber coloured…
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