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Brewing Tea Cup
Have you ever given this thought that what is the best equipment to brew teacups. Many articles are written explaining how to brew the tea. There are not many explaining what the right equipments are. In this article we will the see the most preferred and better equipments for brewing tea.
Well, it will be a bit surprise to know, that the teapot is the equipment that will produce the brewing of a standard quality. The pots that are made from ceramics or glass are some options while the iron teapot is another. In the American and the European countries, the earlier are considered while in the Asian countries the metallic pots are considered. The tea brewed in the glass or the ceramic pots does not extract the components of metal and therefore, they are not tasted in the ceramic or glass pots brewed tea, while the iron teapots brew help to keep the tea warm for a longer time. In any pots the tea is brewed, the steps to brew a perfect blend of tea are almost the same.
The procedure to brew teacups should begin with the cold water. The hot water is not ideal, as it is not of any help as far the taste is concerned the reason is that boiling the water makes it loose gases and so they are not able to blend the taste that the cold water will give. Therefore, initially fill teapot with cold water and later allow it to boil with the tealeaves.
The teapot can even be heated in advance to make the water warm. This will keep the hot water for a long time so that it can later be utilized to brew the tea.
The water once boiled to the perfect level you can then add the tea leaves then to it to complete the brew. It is even important that there is right balance of the tealeaves and the water. For those who do not know the exact proportions, just add two spoons of tealeaves one for the water and one for the container per glass of water. This combination will give the best results of the brewed tea.
Many people often prefer the tea bags to the tealeaves or even the tea balls. However, both of them do not match the standard of the brew that the tea leaves produce.