Category Archives: Tea Wares

From teapots to gaiwans, tiny sipper cups to big mugs that need to be held by both of your hands, tea wares for steeping and enjoying tea cover a wide range of options.

5 Reasons a Pastry Fork Is Indispensable

A pastry fork is totally indispensable. True. Have you ever tried to hold a plate in one hand and cut a piece off that slice of pie, tart, or other goodie residing on it with a regular fork? I have. Not a pretty sight. Makes a total mush of that lovely pastry (especially éclairs and cream puffs), British-style pudding (which is more like a cake), or other delectable goodie that some talented pastry chef slaved over in a hot kitchen for weeks (okay, it was probably just days…uh, hours…anyway, you get the point). So, why is a pastry fork (aka, a “pie fork”) indispensable? Glad you asked. Here’s why:

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Explore Teacups & Mugs with Our Guide!

As a little teapot, I understand the need for a good teacup or mug. But there are so many that how do you humans choose between them? That choice could make the difference in your level of enjoyment of the tea that I and my cousin teapots around the world do our best to steep perfectly for you. So, of course, we wanted to put up this guide. TOOOT! Continue reading Explore Teacups & Mugs with Our Guide!

Your Guide to Tea Steeping Vessels Is Here!

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My cousin teapots are legion, and their styles are about as numerous, as shown in our Guide to Teapot Styles. And they are certainly the top choice, as far as I am concerned, for steeping most teas. But there are other steeping vessels, and our new guide shows you not only how we teapots line up but what some great alternatives are. Check it out! TOOOT!

Your Guide to Tea Steeping Vessels

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My Cousin Teapots Are Quite Stylish!

We teapots around the world are all cousins. And as humble and lovable as I am, my cousins are, too. Some are a bit showier than others. Some are more decorative than useful. But all have their place in the annals of tea time. See our guide to explore some of them.

Your Guide to Teapot Styles

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The Tea Trolley

“Clang! Clang! Clang went the trolley…” sang Judy Garland in Meet Me in St. Louis. But it was definitely not a tea trolley. It was just some big, noisy contrivance that ran along rails laid down in the streets of St. Louis and that had a loud bell on it that was rung when the conductor had to alert cars and pedestrians of its coming. Imagine if they had served tea on those trolleys. On second thought, the real tea trolleys are better. And far less messy. Let this little teapot show you how. TOOOT! Continue reading The Tea Trolley

Choose Your Path to Tea – Asian, European, or…

Pursuing the enjoyment and knowledge of tea is a real journey, and there are several paths you can follow. There is the European path, the Asian path, the Middle Eastern path, the American path,…

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Meet 2 Fab Teapot Makers!

We teapots are essential to your tea time, dear humans, and fortunately for you we come is an astoundingly wide array of styles. We also seem to be a very attractive thing for potters to make. They are drawn to shaping clay into various teapot styles. Some are handmade and others are off an assembly line (actually slip clay poured into molds). Your ever informative teapot buddy (me!) wanted to showcase a couple of the humans who make teapots by hand. Check ‘em out! TOOOT! Continue reading Meet 2 Fab Teapot Makers!

3 Ways to Display Those Tea Wares in Your Home

Teapots (like me and my cousins), teacups, sugar/creamer sets, and other tea wares can tend to build up in your home. We all deserve better than to be shoved into cupboards or stacked haphazardly on shelves. We deserve to be on display where we will add to the ambience. Here are three ways to maximize that quality. TOOOT! Continue reading 3 Ways to Display Those Tea Wares in Your Home

Your Guide to Tea Kettles Is Here!

This little teapot slaved over a hot computer keyboard. Okay, so my humans helped. And our guide to tea kettles is now here.

The World Is a Tea Party Presents: Your Guide to Tea Kettles

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