Destanee Fournier Tea Kettle May 08th, 2017 - 07:15:28
Due to the recent importance of the cast iron tea kettles, every tea lover must know how to clean and preserve his or her own kettles. Of course, no one wants to have a dirty and stained kettle in his or her house. Aside from it, to ensure the highest and optimum quality of the tea, nothing should ever alter the subtle yet promising flavor of the tea. Thus, a clean and pure tea kettle is needed. For this, here are some of the techniques for caring and cleaning the beloved cast iron tea kettles.
You can also find tea pots that can also be used as tea kettles because of the material they are crafted from. There are some lovely ones made from cast iron that will do double duty as a tea kettle. You also might want to consider an electric tea kettle like most British tea lovers use. Normally, these will bring water to a boil in half the time of a regular tea kettle, and the prices for the electric models are quite reasonable.
Electric tea kettles are especially great because they boil water in about half the time of the stove top varieties and they are just as portable. Electric tea kettles can either sit on your counter, or if you have limited space, they can be stored inside a cabinet or deep drawer. Another benefit to the electric tea kettle is the fact that you can take it to work. If you want to enjoy a hot cup of tea at any time during the day, you can boil water in your electric tea pot and have a cup of tea right at your desk. Some varieties of electric tea pot are small enough to use comfortably in a cubicle.
Copper is a very handy metal these days. Every body knows about its properties such as that of being durable. Copper is used in electric wires etc and it does not wear off too soon. Copper as a metal is extremely malleable and ductile. That means that copper can be beaten into wires and molded with ease. This property of copper makes it easy to make beautifully shaped tea kettles. The spout can have dainty little designs carved into its copper finish to add glamour to the kettle.