Without his morning cup of tea – and a number more throughout the day – our host, Simon Majumdar, simply wouldn’t be able to function. And, he is not alone as, with the exception of water, tea is the most popular drink on earth.
Tea has certainly had a fascinating history and Simon will follow it from its origins as a Chinese medicine, through its time as key element in Japanese ritual, through the Opium Wars and to the greatest culinary espionage story of all time.
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