How to Pre-treat a Tokoname Kyusu teapot
Tokoname Kyusu is a well known Japanese company that specialized in teapots. Before using your brand new teapot for brewing tea, it must be properly treated and boiled. This utensils & equipment how to video gives a detailed explanation for the pretreatment and cleaning method for Japanese Kyusu teapots.
While the western teapot is porcelain or stoneware, the Japanese teapot is hard pottery, so it needs different treatment.