Best cast iron teapots

Best cast iron teapot to make a great cuppa

Why settle for a cup of tea brewed in a glass teapot when Japanese teapots look great, fun to use and won't break on your kitchen tiles. But what's the best cast...
Unilloy and SSC cast iron on display at Sanjo Special Cast Co Foundry

Here’s why you need Unilloy and SCC cast iron

Have you ever wanted a traditional cast-iron skillet or a trusty Dutch oven but put off by the weight or the need to reseason the cookware? Well, the ingenious people at Sanjo...
Teapot or kettle or teapot kettle whats the difference?

Japanese cast iron teapot vs kettle. What’s the difference?

If you enjoy a nice cup of tea, then you may have heard that using old-fashioned, cast-iron teapots and kettles is a great way to make that perfect cuppa. In Japan, many...

How to use a cast iron teapot? (step by step guide)

Okay, you have a new cast iron teapot now what? Cast iron teapots are really easy to use but quite often manufactures don't include clear instructions on how to use their teapots....
What is Nanbu Tekki?

Nanbu Tekki or Nambu Tekki? (Learn about Japanese cast iron)

If you like using cast iron teapots or kettles then you might have heard of special ironware from Japan called Nanbu Tekki. It's not as well known outside of Japan but in...
Antique Japanese cast iron kettle

Cast iron kettle guide (history, benefits, tips, care, and FAQs).

If you have or if you're looking at purchasing a cast iron kettle, then probably have a few questions such as how can I use my kettle? Or my kettle has...
Large selection of cast iron teapots

How to use and care for cast iron teapots, (tips, benefits, restoration).

Do you start your morning with a nice hot cup of tea? Or maybe, you're like me and like to unwind and relax with a cuppa at the end of the day....
Kikuchi San from Oitomi

Oitomi teapots and kettles (history, manufacture, use and care).

Are you looking for an authentic Japanese teapot or kettle? Then you may want to consider one made by Oitomi. Oitomi is one of the few companies that make their products in...
Oigen shop

Oigen cast iron (history, how to use, care for your cast-iron).

If you're looking for Japanese cast iron, you're likely to come across two different companies one is Iwachu and the other is Oigen. Both companies make traditional teapots, kettles and cookware. In...

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