Here's what others are saying about

Tea with a Twist:

"Menu themes extremely creative… grab attention of novice cooks, foodies, and professional chefs."  Chef Jae Gruber, Chef Instructor, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Atlanta

"You will find everything to make your friends feel special"  Tami Halliman", Kathleen's Tea Room

"Inspiring enough to entertain like a celebrity" – Beth M. Johnston, Founder & CEO Teas Etc LLC.

"Stunningly eye-catching and full of brilliant ideas from inventive and fun teas"  Jane Pettigrew, tea specialist, historian, and author

"Photography makes recipes so appetizing that I want to eat the pages"  Suzanne Brown, Brown Marketing Communications LLC and former President of Les Dames d'Escoffier

"Will generate lasting memories and will help to create a new generation of tea lovers"

,- Joseph P. Simrany, president, Tea Association of the USA, Inc


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Winner of the "Best Tea Book in the USA 2009" by the

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards



Editorial Reviews of Tea with a Twist

"Flowers, Fruit, Fiestas, Even Football...Fun and Adventurous"  -Tea Time Magazine

“Tea with a Twist is fun and colorful with easy and unique ways to use tea for parties and cooking." George Jage, President and publisher, World Tea Expo and World Tea News

"A feast for the eyes and just may make your heart skip a beat from the stunning photography to the extraordinary tea party ideas, magnificent recipes, and heartwarming stories… you will want to pick up over and over again."  -The Tea House Times

"Here's a book that shoves aside the notion that a tea party has to involve your grandmother's fine china and silly British biscuits.  Richardson...apparent tea party animal, gives step-by-step instructions for breathing new life into tea socializing" - Fresh Cup Magazine

"Truly elegant instruction manual for anyone wanting to treat friends and family to the memorable experience of a well-planned, well-executed, theme-oriented tea party…" - The Midwest Book Review

"..if Richardson’s ideas and recipes aren’t enough to make Tea with a Twist a wonderful book,...the food photography is so luscious; you could almost reach in and grab a bite from the photo.” —Times Record News

"Tea parties aren’t just for ladies, parlors, or the afternoon…. Sumptuous photographs of Martha Stewart perfect table spreads" - Atlanta Magazine

Tea with a Twist showcases fun and innovative ways modern tea-lovers can enjoy their favorite beverage with others.”- Flavors Magazine

"A feast for the eyes and palate!!!”—Five Star Reviewed Books

"A MUST DO... find countless ways to make your next tea party sparkle with eight contemporary, theme-oriented ideas complete with recipes." -Points North Magazine                                                               

           If you like Tea with a Twist, be sure to check out Lisa's other book,


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