Do teapots have strainers?

Some teapots have a built-in strainer, or a removable infuser—both are very handy features as they provide the benefit of keeping the tea leaves out of your cup. But if your teapot does not have either of these features, you’re in good company. You’ll just need a separate strainer or an infuser.

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People also ask, what is the difference between a tea strainer and tea infuser?

Tea Infusers. Infusers come in different shapes and sizes. Unlike tea strainers, tea infusers usually hold a certain amount of tea leaves, and release flavor from small holes. They are a good option for tea blends and flavored teas that you plan to steep only once and when you are making tea for one person only.

Secondly, when was the tea strainer invented? The forerunner of the modern tea strainer, which came into use in the 1790s, was the mote spoon.

People also ask, how do you use a teapot without a strainer?

If your teapot does not have a strainer, pour the tea through an external strainer if possible. If you have nothing, pour it carefully into the cup, trying to keep loose leaves out of the cup as much as possible If they do get in, it’s not the end of the world.

What is the best tea infuser?

The best overall tea infuser is the Finum Brewing Basket in the large size. At about $10, it’s more affordable than most tea steepers. This steeper is wide and tall, giving tea leaves a lot more space to expand and move around than other in-cup infusers we tested.

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