Performers and Programs

Performer Information  
Performer name: Kristine Henderson
Phone: 631-278-5755
Mailing address: 106 Main St
West Sayville, NY 11796
E-mail address: kristine@pleasuresoftea.com
Website: http://www.pleasuresoftea.com
Previous appearances at: Freeport Library, Central Islip Library, Sayville Library, Connetquot Library, Bethpage Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 06/09/2016

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Program
Category
Description
Fee
Tea Tasting: Teas of Taiwan Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Taiwan is primarily a producer of oolong teas, the most diverse category of teas. During this interactive seminar, we will explore a range of oolong teas from Taiwan. Learn what causes such diverse characteristics within this one category of tea, specific health benefits associated with oolong tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three Taiwanese teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Teas of China Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
China is the birthplace of tea and it was discovered almost 5,000 years ago. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several teas from China. Learn about the different categories of tea that are produced in China, specific health benefits associated with tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Chinese black, green, and oolong teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: White & Yellow Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
White and Yellow teas are among the rarest of all teas produced in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several white and yellow teas from China. Learn about how white and yellow teas differ from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with white and yellow teas, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Bai Mu Dan; Silver Needle; and Jun Shan Yin Zhen.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Black Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Black tea is the most commonly consumed tea in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several teas from the top black tea producing countries of China, India, and Sri Lanka. Learn about how black tea differs from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with black tea, and the history and lore surrounging the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Keemun; Assam; and Ceylon.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Teas of China - Green Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
China is the birthplace of tea and it was discovered almost 5,000 years ago. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several green teas from different provinces in China. Learn what distinguishes the green teas of China from green teas in other countries, specific health benefits associated with green tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three Chinese green teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Herbal Tisanes I Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Are you caffeine-sensitive? Not to worry. Expand your repetoire of herbal tisanes beyond chamomile and peppermint with the unique, healthy and delicious herbals: Rooibos & Honeybush. Learn what distinguishes herbal tisanes from true teas, the healthy nutrients that exist in these herbals and their health benefits, and the history and culture surrounding these two herbs from South Africa. Three herbal tisanes will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Teas from Other Origins Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Tea was traditionally grown in China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka and Taiwan, but today it is grown around the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several black teas from origins outside of the traditional tea-producing countries. Learn what distinguishes these black teas from black teas in other countries, specific health benefits associated with black tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed, which may include those from Nepal, Java, Kenya, Vietnam, or other origins.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Introduction to Tea Appreciation Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Like wine, tea is a diverse and complex beverage, but many of us do not know what is available beyond the supermarket shelf. An interactive tea-tasting seminar is a great way to learn the basics and sample many of the unique and rare teas that are grown around the world. Conducted by Certified Tea Specialist, Kristine Henderson, this is the first seminar in a series of tea tasting seminars. Introduction to Tea Appreciation provides an introduction to the vast world of loose leaf tea. Topics that are covered include: brief history of tea; varieties of tea; components of tea; health benefits of tea; preparation tips; storing and purchasing tea. Attendees will taste and discuss three teas that will have been selected from a menu of teas.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Teas of China - Black Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
China is the birthplace of tea and it was discovered almost 5,000 years ago. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several black teas from different provinces in China. Learn what distinguishes the black teas of China from black teas in other countries, specific health benefits associated with black tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three Chinese black teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Tea Tasting: Green Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Green tea is the second most commonly consumed tea in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several teas from the top green tea producing countries of China, Japan, and South Korea. Learn about how green tea differs from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with green tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Gunpowder; Sencha; and Boseong.
$101- $200
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