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What is a tea strainer?

A tea strainer is a type of strainer that is placed over or in a teacup to catch tea leaves.

A common misuse is placing the loose tea leaves in the strainer and pouring boiling water over. This will not brew your cup of tea properly no matter how hot the water is.

When tea is brewed in the traditional manner in a teapot, the tea leaves are not contained in teabags, but rather are free floating in the water as they steep. Since the tea leaves themselves can be unpleasant tasting, you want to filter them out with a tea strainer. Strainers usually fit into the top of the cup to catch the leaves as the tea is poured into the cup.

Teaporia offers 2 great mesh strainers - Empress Tea Strainer and the Teapot Shaped Tea Strainer for only $5.99. Visit Teaporia to order your strainer

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