The Gaiwan is a traditional Chinese tea brewing vessel comprised of three parts including the lid, bowl, and saucer. Translating literally to “lid and bowl,” the Gaiwan is most often made from porcelain and flourished during the Ming dynasty when loose leaf teas came into fashion. Among tea enthusiasts, the Gaiwan is preferred vessel for appreciating the aromas of fragrant teas.
How to use gaiwan?
1)Put the tea leaves in the bowl. The amount varies depending on the density of the tea and the preference of the sipper.
2)Steep the leaves.
3)Add hot water to the bowl (the temperature varies depending on the type of tea you use).
4)Slide the lid.
5)Hold the Gaiwan.
6)Decant into a cup.
What is matcha tea?
When should we have matcha green tea?
What are the health benefits of Matcha ?
Matcha being the unsaid superhero, is loaded with health benefits. With more than 140 times of antioxidants of a regular cup of green tea, matcha helps to detoxify like no other tea. It helps in weight loss by increasing metabolism. Matcha also calms the mind and relaxes the body and enhances concentration.