How do you use a tea infuser cup?

How do you use a tea infuser cup?

How to Use a Tea Infuser Guide

  1. Clean your tea utensils and mug. Always use clean mugs and infusers.
  2. Choose the right water.
  3. Bring water to a boil.
  4. Preheat your mug or a teapot.
  5. Put the tea leaves into your infuser.
  6. Place your infuser into a mug or a teapot.
  7. Let it steep.
  8. Enjoy and re-steep.

What is a tea infuser cup?

Tea infusers can brew any tea directly into a cup, mug, or tumbler, and are often built for single-servings instead of large batches of tea. Their mesh linings allow the flavor of the tea to steep fully without releasing any of the leaves into your cup.

Which cup is best for tea?

Glass. Glass cups are ideal for serving tea. Heat retention will depend upon the thickness of the glass. Vitrified glass does not cause any reaction with the tea, while borosilicate glass is known to be almost as good a choice as porcelain and it is less fragile.

How do you use a T2 infuser mug?

How to use a tea infuser mug?

  1. Add a scoop of tea-licious T2 tea to the stainless steel infuser inside the mug.
  2. Add your boiling water and pop on the lid.
  3. Leave your tea to brew for the recommended time.
  4. Remove the lid and the infuser, add milk and sugar to taste and…
  5. Tea’s up! Time to start sipping!

How much tea do I use per cup?

Bring water to a boil*, and pour over the tea as soon as it reaches boiling. Over-boiling will cause oxygen to be reduced, making the tea taste ‘flat’. Use 1 tea bag per cup, or 1 teaspoon of loose tea per cup (6 oz.). Steep the tea for the required time as indicated on the chart to the right.

Is silicone safe for tea?

Tea infusers are typically made of mesh or perforated metal materials. They are most commonly made with stainless steel or silicone since these materials are heat resistant.

What is the difference between a tea strainer and tea infuser?

Strainers are typically used when a larger quantity of tea is being made and served at the same time. We highly recommend our Infuser with Two Handles, ideal for all teas, providing enough space for the tea leaves to infuse fully, and suitable for different sized cups and mugs.

Is the tea in tea bags the same as loose tea?

‘The main difference between loose leaf tea and bagged tea is the grade of the tea used. ‘Generally speaking, tea bags will use low grade tea (called ‘dust’ or ‘fannings’). It just indicates the condition of the tea leaves used. By contrast, loose leaf teas generally use the whole tea leaf.

Why does tea taste better in a red cup?

Research has shown that tea drunk from a red or pink mug will taste sweeter than from a white or blue one. It’s all about psychology you see, and studies have revealed that saltiness is associated with the colours white and blue, while sweetness is associated with red and pink.

What is the difference between a tea cup and a coffee cup?

Tea cups have a wide open rim that tapers down to a small base and the handles are designed to hook a single finger. Coffee cups have a more vertical side and a bigger handle for two or three fingers.

What is a tea strainer called?

A tea infuser is a device in which loose, dried tea leaves are placed for steeping or brewing, in a mug or a teapot full of hot water; it is often called a teaball or tea maker, and sometimes a tea egg. The tea infuser gained popularity in the first half of the 19th century.

Are T2 mugs microwave safe?

Suitable for the microwave and dishwasher (excluding infuser) although to ensure the longevity of your item we would recommend a gentle hand wash and pat dry. Gentle hand wash and pat dry.