Asian Food Week-Persian Tea Time

Department: Center for Asian Studies

Date and Time: February 13, 2019 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Common Lobby, Humanities Gateway 1st Floor

Event Details

Drop in for Persian tea and conversation about Persian tea culture with Professors Nasrin Rahimieh and Touraj Daryaee.

Persian tea culture dates back centuries to when it was first imported from China. Persian tea is mainly black tea and is served with breakfast, after lunch and dinner, and throughout the day. It is a significant drink when it comes to hosting guests and is served in many important social and cultural events from parties and weddings to funerals. There are various ways of drinking tea based on the social occasion and class difference. Persian tea etiquette is significant cultural phenomenon, which has its own unique ritual as well as art.

Part of Asian Food Week. Presented by the Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture.