This particular style of pot is not lined with enamel and therefore is ideal for boiling and brewing. Constructed from Cast Iron, this durable tea pot allows for even heat distribution, making it ideal for brewing the most delicate of teas. Iron is known to be a great conductor of heat, resulting in a longer lasting warmth.
This well designed tea pot also features a balanced dripless spout and a removable mesh infuser to allow for multiple infusions.
How To Use a Cast Iron Tea Pot
- Rinse your cast iron tea pot with water before you use it for the first time.
- Fill it with hot water and let it sit for Five minutes.
- Discard the hot water. Add your tea leaves, then add water at the appropriate brewing temperature.
- Once the tea has infused, remove the infuser.
- Handle your cast iron with care and place it on a trivet to avoid burning your serving surface.
- Serve your tea and enjoy!
Cast Iron tea pots are proven to be long-lasting. With proper care and use they can last for decades.
Recommended Guidelines for Care and Use
- Use the cast iron tea pot to brew tea and is suitable as a stove-top kettle.
- Do not leave tea standing in the tea pot for a long period of time. Dry fully before storing.
- Do not wash the cast iron tea pot with abrasive pads or use harsh detergents or soaps. Simply rinse it with plain water and wipe it dry after each use. In Japan the natural mineral layer buildup inside a tea pot is considered to be good for the health and helps to prevent rust from forming inside.
- Do not expose your tea pot to salt or oil.
By following these guidelines your cast iron tea pot will provide many years of enjoyment.