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teapot question. always warm the pot.

updated fri 31 mar 00


iandol on thu 30 mar 00

The purpose of warming the tea pot is to prevent the brewing water from =
chilled when it hits the leaf and swills around the interior of the pot. =
assists in leaching out those substances which dissolve more readily in hot
water than in cool water. So always warm the pot

Another thing you could suggest is to rotate the pot round three or four =
This encourages mixing of the soluble substances with water as they leach =
the leaf.

Ivor Lewis