It's All About Tea — clay

Pairing a Yixing Teapot with Tea

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Pairing a Yixing Teapot with Tea
If you have looked into yixing clay before then you have probably heard people suggesting only to use your yixing teaware with one type of tea. This is because the clay is porous and easily absorbs flavors and aromas. (Read more)

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What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Yixing Teapot

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What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Yixing Teapot
Yixing teaware is renowned for being the perfect teaware when it comes to gongfucha but unfortunately, there is still some myth and confusion surrounding these teapots... (Read more)

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What Is a Tea Pet and How do We Take Care of Them?

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What Is a Tea Pet and How do We Take Care of Them?
If you’ve ever participated in a traditional Chinese tea ceremony (gong fu cha), you might’ve noticed a small ceramic creature sitting somewhere atop of the tea tray, slowly slurping up tea alongside the tea master. (Read more)

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The Importance of Clay When Drinking Tea

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The Importance of Clay When Drinking Tea
Here's some information on the most overlooked and disregarded stem in the process of tea making: the cup. Pottery is a patient, start-to-finish alchemy that places importance on the tiniest details for the perfect outcome; just like tea cultivation. Every clay has a different chemistry, and every cup has a different taste. (Read more)

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