Jianshui vs Yixing Teapots Tea Adventures

Yixing vs. Jianshui Teapots

Jianshui Teapots and Yixing teapots are both made from clay? but there are some difference between these two types of clay.

Why are Yixing Teapots so Small Tea Adventures

Why are Yixing Teapots so Small?

There are several reasons why Yixing teapots are smaller than western teapots. They are one of the basic tools of the Chinese Tea ceremony for good reason.

How to Clean an Yixing Teapot Tea Adventures

How to Clean Yixing Teapots

Cleaning an Yixing teapot can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. This article offers a full guide on how to clean your clay teapot.

Do You Need a Teapot To Make Tea Tea Adventures

Can You Make Tea Without a Teapot?

The question if you can make tea without a teapot has a fairly simple answer. You don’t need one, but using a teapot adds depth and complexity to your tea.

Difference between a teapot and a pitcher Tea Adventures

What Is the Difference Between a Teapot and a Pitcher?

A teapot and a pitcher are both used in the Chinese Tea Ceremony, but they have a different purpose. A teapot is used to brew tea while a pitcher is used to serve tea.

Nixing Teapots vs Yixing Teapots Tea Adventures

Nixing Teapots vs. Yixing Teapots

Nixing teapots and Yixing teapots are both clay teapots but there are some differences between them. This article discusses the main differences.

Difference Between a Teapot and a Kettle Tea Adventures

Difference Between a Teapot and a Kettle

A teapot and a tea kettle seem similar at first sight but they have a completely different purpose. This article explains the difference.

What is Duanni Clay Tea Adventures

What is Duanni Clay?

Duanni clay is an umbrella term for a particular type of clay from Yixing. After firing, this clay has a light or yellow-toned color.

Are You Supposed to Wash Your teapot Tea Adventures

Are You Supposed to Wash Your Teapot?

You’re not supposed to wash teapots with soap because unglazed teapots absorb most of what you brew in them. It’s better to use hot water.

Why Are Teapots Expensive Tea Adventures

Why Are Teapots so Expensive?

Yixing teapots are expensive because they are made from a rare type of clay. The older a teapot is, the more expensive it usually is.

The importance of experimenting Tea Adventures

The Importance of Experimenting

Experimenting in Gong Fu Cha is a way to get better tea. I bought a teapot for a particular tea but saw it’s much better to brew a different tea.

Free yixing tea set

Free Yixing Tea Set!

All the information you need to get a free Yixing tea set. Umi Tea Sets is offering free Yixing tea sets for people who share their website on social media.

How to Fix a Broken Teapot

I dropped the lid of a brand new Kyusu and I found a way to fix it. Read the article to find out how I did it.

Jianshui teapot Mei leaf Tea Adventures

What is a Jianshui Teapot?

A Jianshui teapot is a clay teapot that is used to brew Gong Fu tea. It’s made using a blend of clays from Jianshui county in Yunnan Province.