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Glass teaware is mainly suitable for brewing teas such as flower tea, black tea, green tea, Pu’er tea, fruit tea, health-care tea and craft flower teas. It has high ornamental and interesting value. If you like to appreciate the color of the tea soup when brewing, the shape of the tea leaves, and the floating and sinking scenery of the tea leaves during brewing, then glass teaware is a better choice for you.
Glass teaware is suitable for making what kind of tea?
High-end name tea, especially green tea, should be brewed in a transparent glass cup. While brewing, you can watch the tea color and shape, and enjoy it while drinking, which is quite interesting.
Green tea can be brewed with a porcelain teacup or teapot. Jasmine tea can be prepared by brewing in a covered bowl.
Red tea, especially broken red tea, should be brewed in a high glass cup to make the red tea soup more attractive. Red tea can also be brewed in a teapot and then drunk from a coffee cup. When drinking, sugar or milk can be added at will, similar to drinking coffee, with a “foreign” flavor. High-end red tea can also be brewed in beautifully decorated teaware such as Junhong, Jihong or Guangcai teaware.
Oolong tea should be brewed in a purple-clay teapot and enjoyed in a small teacup. Alternatively, warm porcelain teapot can also be used to brew oolong tea, and covering the pot with lid after brewing helps preserve its intense aroma.
The characteristics of a glass teapot for making tea are:
– Transparent design that allows you to observe the process of brewing tea;
– Heat resistant, suitable for direct heating;
– Easy to clean and durable.
Brewing tea with glassware, the bright color of the tea soup, the tender and soft tea leaves, the up and down movement of the tea leaves during the whole brewing process, and the gradual unfolding of the leaves can be seen at a glance. It can be said to be a dynamic art appreciation. Especially when brewing various famous teas, glassware is crystal clear, misty in cups, clear and green bamboo leaves stand upright one by one, pleasing to the eye and interesting. In addition, glassware is cheap and good quality and is welcomed by consumers. The disadvantage of glassware is that it is easy to break and hotter than ceramic. However, there are also special tempered glass products that are not easy to break and are usually used on trains or in catering industries.
How to Clean Glass Tea Ware
1. Fill the glass tea ware with warm water and some mild detergent.
2. Swirl the water around for several minutes before discarding it.
3. Rinse the glass tea ware thoroughly with clean water and let it air dry or pat it with a soft cloth.
Remove the tea scale from the metal tea strainer. When using a metal tea strainer, it will become blackened due to tea scale and cannot be washed off even with a medium-sized detergent. Soak it in vinegar or bleach to easily remove the scale.
Remove tea stains from a teacup or teapot. If the teacup or teapot has been used for a long time, there will be a lot of tea stains. Use a sponge with salt to scrub and easily remove them.
For small tea stains, soak them in a solution of bleach or detergent overnight and the stains can be removed.
You can use toothpaste or crushed eggshells to scrub, then rinse with clean water.
Many people like to drink tea, but it is difficult to clean the tea scale on the cup. The layer of tea scale on the inner wall of teaware contains many metals such as cadmium, lead, iron, arsenic and mercury. When drinking tea, they enter the body and combine with proteins, fats, vitamins and other nutrients in food to form insoluble precipitates, which hinder the absorption of nutrition. At the same time, these oxides entering the body can also cause nerve system diseases and dysfunction of digestive system and hematopoiesis system, especially arsenic and cadmium can cause cancer and fetal malformation, endangering health. Therefore, those who have a habit of drinking tea should often and timely clean the tea scale on the inner wall of teaware.