In his second article on gongfu cha technique, Teaparker reminds us NOT to use a metal filter between the teapot and the cups. Metal will change the fragrance and the taste of tea.
The residues will give you additional information if you want to judge a tea for its quality. And if you just want to enjoy your tea, just think of them as charming tiny parts of beautiful, natural tea leaves.
Song of Tasting Tea at West Mountain Temple
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