Choosing the right teapot – chaichuntea
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Choosing the right teapot

Teapots are available in several materials and each have an importance based on the culture and tradition
that it comes from.

Porcelain Cast Iron Glass Earthenware

Porcelain
  • ▪ One of the most prized materials for teapots
  • ▪ Smooth sides do not retain the smell of previous infusions
  • ▪ Preserves fragile aromas: well-suited to green and white teas
FIND GLASS TEAPOTS
Cast Iron
  • ▪ Emblematic of both tea and Japan, this is an absolute must for many tea aficionados
  • ▪ Cast iron retains heat for a long time.
  • ▪ Treated with an inner coating, eliminating any risk of rus
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Glass
  • ▪ Elegant and refined glass teapots
  • ▪ The transparent modern/ traditional designs are an attractive means of preparing tea
  • ▪ The thin sides are resistant to temperature shocks
  • ▪ Even large teapots are light, but they do not retain heat for long
FIND GLASS TEAPOTS
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  • ▪ Ideal for preparing Chinese black teas/ dark teas
  • ▪ Recommend to use a different teapot for each type of tea
  • ▪ The best come from Yi Xing, renowned for the exceptional quality of its clay
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