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Tea & symmetry

Nirmal Sethia, the passionate founder of Newby Teas, extols the virtues of a precious drink he believes is 5,000 years old.

"Tea is like a beautiful woman. It should never be judged by its appearance, but by its character. The value of the tea can only be discerned by people who understand character, and to understand the character of a tea, you have to use your senses, all of your concentration."

*Nirmal Sethia shows how to brew the perfect cup of tea here:

NIRMAL Sethia was never born to be common.

"I was born to be different," declares the founder of Newby Teas. Despite suffering from food poisoning, following a meal at a high-end restaurant the night before, the 75-year-old British-Indian tycoon got out of bed and showed...

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