Category Archives: Teaware

The Jade Leaf’s Teaware [Inbetweenisode 132]

In this episode James visits Emilio Del Pozo’s (The Jade Leaf) headquarters in Taiwan. We take a look and discuss his new electric kiln as well as some of his wood-fired wares.

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10 Non-Tea Items To Help You Get Started With Puerh – Guest Post w/Garrett

Garrett is a local tea friend of mine who I drink pu’erh with regularly for the past two years. He’s appeared in a few inbetweenisodes and you can follow him on Instagram at islikewater. Maybe you have tried a few … Continue reading

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How I Care For My Yixing — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #76

One of the frequently asked questions. How I care for my yixing teapots.

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Peripheral Teaware — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #21

Musings on some teaware that James uses that you may or may not find useful!

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Essential Gong-Fu Teaware — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #12

Inbetweenisode Episode #12 from James. A short episode that covers the basics of what you need to get started brewing gong-fu style!

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Yixing Teapots — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #10

Inbetweenisode Episode #10 from James. This is part one of a two part series on Yixing teapots. The second part covers some basic attributes, advantages and characteristics of Yixing. Please check out these additional resources: http://www.marshaln.com/tag/yixing/ http://terebess.hu/english/yixing1.html http://terebess.hu/english/yixing1a.html

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Yixing Teapots — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #9

Inbetweenisode Episode #9 from James. This is part one of a two part series on Yixing teapots. The first part covers some very basic concepts, including other resources, modern vs. not, and some basic characteristics of clay teapots. Please check … Continue reading

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Gaiwans! Tea Basics [Episode 41]

A special TeaDB episode on Tea Basics! Episode 41 covering all about gaiwans. Denny and James cover how-to-use, different materials as well as some more advanced concepts on gaiwan use.

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Taiwanese Oolong Compendium

Taiwan has been described by Marshaln as “The Tea Shop Island” and is truly a tea lover’s heaven. Like Japan and unlike China, the standards for authentic Taiwanese tea are quite high. This doesn’t necessarily mean that all tea marketed … Continue reading

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