debunix wrote:I've done larger leaf teas in my tiny pots occasionally, without breaking leaves: I try to pour the first infusion/flash rinse water over the leaves as much as possible, then gently push the wetted leaves into the pot. I do this with the Dan Congs and my 50mL 'yixing' all the time.
wyardley wrote:I don't have good luck with pots that small - even with leaves which fit, it can be tricky to keep enough heat in, and to get the ratio of leaf exactly right.
I like small pots (and own / have owned some in the 40-50 ml range), but I find that 60-70ml is the smallest I want to go most of the time.
wyardley wrote:it can be tricky to keep enough heat in
wyardley wrote:but I find that 60-70ml is the smallest I want to go most of the time.