Posts tagged 'Yixing teapots'

Dragon Phoenix Yixing Teapot Review

Recently we received pictures from a visitor, who wanted our opinion on a very special teapot.

December 26, 2019

How To Season an Yixing Teapot: The Ultimate Step by Step Guide

Avoid missing any crucial steps when seasoning your Yixing teapot. Get it right the first time with this easy to follow, step by step guide.

September 25, 2019

8 Yixing Teapot Features You Should Know About

The city of Yixing isn’t just the average industrial town in China. In fact, it’s known for its purple clay (‘zisha’) teapots, also known as Yixing teapots.
September 24, 2019

An Yixing Teapot Per Tea? Or Per Type?

Recently we got this interesting question: "Do you think that using a single Yixing teapot for both Dian Hong and Jin Jun Mei is acceptable or ought be avoided?" As you may expect there's no straight answer to this...

July 27, 2018

Pu Erh Tea Steeping Videos

This month we've made two videos in which we steep a loose leaf pu erh and a tuocha with different Yixing teapots and serving in cool teacups.


May 3, 2016

2 Ways to Pour with an Yixing Teapot

Watch the video supplemented with images in this post to learn the best ways to pour with an Yixing teapot.

April 30, 2016

Gaiwan vs Yixing Guide

Should you get a Yixing teapot or a porcelain gaiwan? Read this before you start shopping.

April 17, 2016

Dedicating Yixing Teapots to Specific Kinds of Tea

Learn about the features of Yixing teapots and why it matters to dedicate one only to a specific kind of tea.

February 22, 2016