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Stories of Japanese Tea Zach Mangan

Stories of Japanese Tea

The Regions, the Growers, and the Craft

Zach Mangan

Details: Paperback
Size: 6 x 8 IN
Pages: 208
Publication Date: 05/24/2022
Rights: World English
ISBN: 9781648960079


Explore the artistry of Japanese tea from cultivation to cup in this comprehensive illustrated guide to the tea industry that includes the Japanese growers, their craft of tea making, and how the tradition of tea has had an influence on cuisine, art, and health.

This visual exploration of one of the world's most popular beverages tells the stories of tea and tea making in Japan: how it is grown, harvested, and processed, as well as how it is prepared and enjoyed. Through interviews with tea growers, information on health benefits from Dr. Andrew Weil, and amazing recipes from (Japanese chefs and mixologists), including Michelin-starred chef Hayashi Hirohisa and pastry chef Yoshie Shirakawa, you will discover all there is to know about Japanese tea.

This perfect gift for tea lovers shares the stories of tea from its origins to the present, packaged in a beautiful photographic book shot and compiled by Zach Mangan, the founder of Kettl, a New York City- and Fukuoka, Japan-based tea and teaware company.


"A comprehensive exploration of Japanese tea....Featuring conversations with tea growers and tea-infused recipes, this new, illustrated release opens a world of exploration for tea lovers everywhere."

– Imbibe

Zach Mangan is the founder of Kettl, a New York City and Fukuoka, Japan, based tea and teaware company. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and partner, Minami Mangan.