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[2013.08.14]
Are not you choosing teapot just by color?

The colour and texture of the teapot varies a lot, where the same clay could turn red, purple or black based on just the firing technique. In addition, the use of different firing techniques not only changes the colour of clay, but also the taste and flavour of the tea when it is brewed. Therefore, …

Experiment to burn the tea leaf
[2013.07.29]
Minerals that dominate the After Taste of tea

The after taste of tea is one of the most important criteria in selecting tea. To demonstrate that after taste can be influenced by the minerals that exist in tealeaves, I conducted an experiment to prove my point. Experiment: Burning tealeaves into ashes and use them to brew tea The aim of this experiment is …

[2013.06.14]
Material that lighten the taste of tea

Do you know that the material used for teapots, cooking equipment or kettles could affect the taste of the tea or food you prepare? Some material enhance the taste There are materials that could increase the after taste of tea, for example: iron, silver, platinum, tin and gold. These materials can effectively increase after taste, …

[2013.05.08]
The effects of porcelain and bone china on the taste of tea

Have you ever wonder whether porcelain and Bone China ware can also affect the taste of tea? In fact, these two materials give different results in both body and aftertaste. Bone China and Porcelain noticeably changes the taste Many tea drinkers are aware that clay teapot can alter the taste and flavor of tea. However, …

[2013.04.22]
Not every clay teapot could get along with Tetsubin/Cast Iron Kettle

Tetsubin produced from different brands are casted from different metal combinations Tetsubin, literally means “iron kettle” in Japanese. However it is not necessary built from 100% of iron. In Japan, every cast iron maker has their own formula to blend the iron with other minerals. As a result, the taste differs significantly from one brand …

[2013.03.25]
Why is Zhuni/Shudei so famous?

  Zhuni and red clay is of different meanings Zhuni is a famous name of clay. For teapot collectors in China and Japan, this name is very familiar. Both in Japanese and Chinese,it is written as 朱泥. Zhuni is the Chinese pronunciation, while it is called Shudei in Japanese. Both languages are referring to exactly …

[2013.03.22]
Jade and the taste of tea

It is not only clay teapot or tetsubin that improves the taste of tea. Do you believe that jade or stone could also change the taste of tea? The Jade can improves the taste of tea We often heard that some materials can change the taste of tea, like with Zhuni or Zhisha. To many …

[2013.03.22]
Material that ruins the taste of tea

Many people often pay a lot of attentions on tea leaves and tea equipment in order to enjoy a nice cup of tea. However, people often overlooked the importance of water quality in making a perfect cup of tea. Scientifically, water is H2O. In our living environment, water does not exist as simple as it is. …

[2013.03.20]
Do we have to use one tea pot for one tea?

It often comes to the discussion whether or not we should use one teapot for one tea. I would like to share some knowledge based on my first hands experience.   It is the mineral that you need to care     Flavor of tea disappear fast as it get oxidized 1. Flavor of tea …

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