The popularity of glass teapots is on the rise amongst devoted tea connoisseurs for many reasons. Distinctive looking yet minimalist, a glass teapot provides an attractive way of brewing tea which is sure to be a real conversation starter. Made of 100% food-safe, heatproof borosilicate glass, many glass teapots with infuser come in a set including a cup as well as the teapot – and make great gifts. The ability to watch dried tea leaves expand and release their flavour is a major draw for tea fans - in this blog, we’ll be answering the top five questions about glass teapots…
Glass teapots are particularly popular with fans of loose leaf tea -and there some fascinating reasons why. Firstly, a glass teapot is ideal for use with flowering teas, allowing them to be fully appreciated. Many also come complete with an integral tea strainer, so they are great for every type of loose leaf tea while still producing a ‘clean’ cup of tea upon pouring.
Cleaning your glass teapot is quick and easy:
Using a glass teapot is the same as using a traditional teapot, with the addition of a few extra steps. The glass teapot is more fragile than other tea pot varieties and follows a somewhat unique process for loose leaf tea, as we’ll explore in the next question. There are some precautions you need to be aware of, such as only using on the stove with low heat (and just if your instructions state it is safe).
To make a delicious pot of loose leaf tea, merely follow these handy steps:
Ready to start your glass teapot adventure? Getting a high-quality version is essential to help avoid breakages and keep your glass teapot safer for longer. Always research carefully and be prepared to pay extra for superior build and materials if necessary.
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