Scooping in the perfect amount of loose leaf tea

Scooping in the perfect amount of loose leaf tea

"Loose leaf tea? Why not tea bags?"

"I never know how much to put into my infuser to make a cup."

"Every time I make loose leaf tea, it's either too weak or too strong".

These are just some of the phrases we hear when we talk about our loose leaf tea blends. Apart from sharing the benefits, we always conclude with this general rule of thumb - one teaspoon per cup is all you need!

Perhaps, this is one of the reasons, we've been particularly excited about the newest item in our teaware line up - our dual-ended tea scoops! Let's get into why scooping in the right amount of tea leaves is essential for that perfect brew.

Consistency is Key: One of the main reasons to measure your tea leaves is to ensure consistency. When you measure your tea leaves accurately, you can replicate the same great taste cup after cup. Plus, it takes the guesswork out of measuring!

Avoiding Waste: Using the right amount of tea leaves not only improves the quality of your tea but also helps avoid waste. Tools such as tea scoops are designed to help you measure precisely, minimizing waste and maximizing enjoyment.

Simplifying the Brewing Process: Measuring your tea leaves can simplify the brewing process. Following a general rule of thumb for one teaspoon per cup (6oz - 8oz). Yes, there are exceptions to this rule, with every type of tea requiring a little more or less, which is why we always say, although this is a rule of thumb - just give it a try according to your own tastes and adjust as you go!

That's the wonderful thing about tea at the end of the day - you can truly make it your own.

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