This is the perfect kyusu for making Japanese teas, especially green teas and sencha. The side handle and thick walls make is easy to handle and the high-fired clay doesn't leave any flavors to meddle with your infusion. The inside has a fine mesh strainer which will filter out leaves even from small leaf or fukamushi teas. This pot holds roughly 250ml, or 8 oz.
When steeping Japanese green teas, it is important to extract every last drop from the pot, as any water left will become bitter in the next steep. For that reason, this design makes is easy to shake out the last drop and get the best flavor out of your tea.
*TIP: Never put these pots in the dish washer and be sure to wash them after each use so the mesh doesn't become clogged.*
This compact little travel box is the perfect tea companion for any trip. Made of sturdy bamboo with padded, adjustable inner sections, it is versatile and practical. The lid becomes a tea tray with reservoir and it all fits conveniently into a linen bag.
You can either purchase just the case, or get it outfitted with a tea set. Both the porcelain pot and gaiwan hold about 8oz. of water and fill the cups perfectly without the need for a fair cup. You can store your teas in the upper level separate from the tea wares.
Spring is here and what better way to celebrate than tea picnics! This woven bamboo basket has moveable padded sections to keep all your tea wares safe. This is a staple that works both as a way to keep your tea items organized at home and is easy to pick up and take on a trip.
You can either purchase just the basket, or get it outfitted with a whole tea set. Both the porcelain pot and gaiwan hold about 8oz. of water. There is a glass pitcher included as well as a set of bamboo utensils.