Category Archives: teaware

Ikea Upphetta French Press

We were at Ikea the other weekend, and I happened to notice that the blue and yellow gargantuan now labels their “Upphetta” cafetières as both a coffee and a tea press. Advertisements

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This and That

My intention to hold a blog birthday celebratory session on Sunday afternoon didn’t go according to plan.

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Great Uncle Style

This is a tea making technique I like to call Great Uncle style.

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Teaware Hacking

Although I’m very pleased with the performance of our Ikea Riklig teapot, it’s not perfect.

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The Teaware Cupboard Shuffle

I love glass teaware.

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Ikea Vattentät Kettle

My jury-rigged meat thermometer powered kettle works well enough for boiling smaller amounts of water, or when I want to accurately heat water to 80-85 °C for green, white, or yellow tea.

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A Clear Winner

Regular readers of this blog will no doubt be aware of my somewhat lacklustre attempts to curtail my teaware habit.

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