Tetsubin is made of heavy cast iron, and it is considered the best teapot to heat water for tea, because it heats evenly, retains heat well and lasts forever. It yields important health benefits, too; iron-deficient diets are all too common these days and food or liquid cooked in cast iron ware provides significant traces of this essential mineral. The Japanese have used Tetsubin teapots for centuries to brew their finest teas & add artistic elegance to their household.
It is suitable for electric fire, gas stove, induction cooker and charcoal fire. How to Use & Care For Your New Tetsubin Cast Iron Teapot. Before first use, rinse your teapot several times with boiling water. To brew a pot of tea, preheat your teapot by pouring boiling water in the pot and swirling it around. Add your tea leaves to the pot; either into the mesh basket that came with your teapot or directly into the pot itself.
Pour the hot to boiling water over the leaves and allow to steep for the desired amount of time. Usually 30 seconds to 2 minutes for green, 3 to 5 minutes for black and anywhere from 2 to 7 minutes for oolong depending on the size and type of tea leaf (follow tea suppliers recommendations on your first infusion then adjust to your taste).
Do not allow tea leaves to remain in the water or the tea leaves and the remaining brewed tea will be ruined. Depending on the tea, you might enjoy infusing the leaves multiple times. When finished brewing in your Tetsubin teapot, simply wipe the teapot with a dry towel, both inside and out.
Try to do this while the pot is still warm. PLEASE BE SURE YOUR TEAPOT IS DRY.Rust will form if the teapot is not completely dry, both inside and out. Never use soap to clean any teapot. Tea residue will build up over time but is not harmful in any way. Be sure to allow the teapot to completely dry after each use. Also, avoid contact with oil and salt. Please take GREAT care if you decide to use your Tetsubin teapot on a stovetop. Under no condition should you allow the teapot to boil dry. The enamel will be ruined. We do not recommend Tetsubin teapots for stove use, the porcelain lining is fragile and could be damaged. If your teapot rusts, either inside or out, use fine steel wool to remove it then rinse and dry thoroughly. Always be sure your teapot is dried after every use. The design on the teapot is 12 Chinese Zodiac , the capacity is about 1250ml when the water arrives to the top of the teapot, 80% of the capacity is about 1000ml. The teapot body is made of cast iron, the lid and the handle is made of copper. The item only includes one High Grade Chinese Zodiac Tetsubin Cast Iron Teapot 1000ml 33.6fl. Oz, doesn't the other tea wares. Product Capacity: about 1000ml 33.6fl. Dimension: about Length 180 Width 165 Height 135mm / Height 220mm. Material: the teapot body is made of cast iron; the lid and handle is made of copper. The Weight with package: about 2665g. All pictures above were shot with actual products. All weights and dimensions are approximate. Actual products packaging and materials may contain more and different information than what is shown on our website. We recommend that you do not rely solely on the information presented and that you always read labels, warning, and directions before using or consuming a product. After they are combined on one invoice. This will happen automatically for same items. Inspect all orders immediately upon arrival. Within 72 hours of receipt, tell us the damages. State the order number, and reason for the return. To file a claim send us a picture of the damaged item. The item "High Grade Chinese Zodiac Tetsubin Cast Iron Teapot 1000ml 33.6fl. Oz" is in sale since Wednesday, January 04, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Tea Pots, Sets". The seller is "berylleb" and is located in China. This item can be shipped worldwide.