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Method 3: Gong Fu Tea (The Chinese Art of Brewing High Quality Tea)

Method 3: The ‘Gong Fu tea’ method

The kung fu method – 工夫gongfu – or old people’s tea is a complicated subject. There are many different ways of brewing tea gong fu style. Many people like yixing, chaozhou or jianshui clay teapots – and here at LLT we are partial to these too – but the simplest way to start your gong fu brewing journey is with a lidded cup – known as a gaiwan.

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