Dating skill set
While most Chinese are aware of Gong Fu Cha as part of their cultural history, few actually know how it is done.
The modern Gong Fu style of tea-making is essentially about controlling all the variables of tea-making with a high degree of precision and consistency.
Once you have identified the tea you are using, you will be able to determine how many tea-scoops to use for size of your teapot.
The amounts shown are approximate and in time, you will be more comfortable adjusting these to suit your own taste.
Now it’s time to introduce you to the Chinese “tea-scoop”.
If a few more people come over for tea, you can simply make more brews.Teapots come in a variety of sizes but for the most part, the sizes are standardized.Here is a handy way to refer to them: Chart - Teapot Sizes for Number of People Served Shopping for teapots can be confusing so the Size of Teapot numbers indicated above correspond quite well to the number of people being served.This approach to tea-making with such attention to detail and savouring every drop is different from western notions, but as an art that has been perfected over many hundreds of years, the result is a relaxing and enjoyable environment alone or with friends and tea that tastes better than you’ve ever tasted before. They simply have, like any other retail store, products that range in price from low to high.With many Chinese tea shops now opening and with wide access to the internet, tea knowledge, good quality tea and tea accessories are more widely available than ever before, so anyone from anywhere can learn this ancient skill with just a little practice! At the basic level, there are 5 variables involved: 1. From a store’s perspective, the most expensive tea is “high grade tea”.