How do you use a tea infuser ball?
- Fill your tea infuser with tea.
- Place it in a cup or teapot and top with warm or boiling water.
- Let the tea release its flavors via the infuser and steep for 2-5 minutes.
- Remove the tea infuser and enjoy your drink.
What is the difference between a tea infuser and a tea strainer? Tea infusers are used to hold the loose tea leaves while the tea steeps. As you pour, tea strainers catch all the loose tea leaves and prevent them from getting into your teacup or teapot. Tea infusers let you steep the loose tea leaves in a teacup or teapot, allowing them to naturally infuse into the water.
Do you need a tea infuser? I have shown three easy ways to brew loose leaf tea without an infuser. My aim was to demonstrate how simple making a cup of tea can be. Even if you are traveling and don’t have access to your teawares, you can still enjoy your cup of tea. All you need is hot water, loose tea, and a cup to drink.
What kind of tea do you put in a tea infuser? Tea ball, spoon or silicone infusers are usually big enough for one or two teaspoons of tea leaves. They are suitable for larger broken black tea leaves, many green teas, many herbal teas and fruity teas. Use them to steep a single cup of tea. Always close them carefully.