Friday, April 23, 2010

A scoop of leaves

This would depend on the strength of tea desired and style of brewing.

This would depend on the strength of tea desired.

A medium strength tea requires a 60 ml teapot
to be filled with 1/2 its capacity with tea leaves.
For something a little stronger, fill the pot up to 2/3 capacity of leaves.

A mug with the capacity of 8-12 oz of liquid, 1 teaspoon of leaves will suffice.

For an English style of brewing using a teapot, use 1 teaspoon per person and 1 teaspoon for the teapot.

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