Stainless steel Chakoshi tea strainer with Ippodo Tea logo seal embossed on handle nestled in protective receiving bowl
Stainless steel Chakoshi tea strainer with Ippodo Tea logo seal embossed on handle nestled in protective receiving bowl Stainless steel Chakoshi tea strainer with Ippodo Tea seal on handle beside upside-down receiving bowl with logo on underside Stainless steel Chakoshi tea strainer and receiving bowl with Ippodo Tea seal alongside packaging with Japanese characters Vibrant green Ippodo matcha powder being sifted through Chakoshi tea strainer into tea bowl using Chashaku bamboo tea ladel
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Tea Strainer (Chakoshi)

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$29

The Ippodo Tea Strainer is a high quality item, complete with receiving bowl. The handle of this fine stainless steel strainer and the bottom of the receiving bowl are decorated with Ippodo's seal.

Size 2.9" × 2.9" × 5.6"
MaterialStainless steel
OriginJapan

A tea strainer can be used as a convenient way to sift matcha powder directly into a tea bowl, travelling flask, or other vessel. Use this method when preparing few servings. Use a matcha sieve when filtering large amounts of matcha powder.

Instructions

Follow these steps to sift matcha powder with your tea strainer for a smooth drinking experience.

1. Scoop
Place the desired amount of matcha powder in a dry tea strainer.
Top view of vibrant green Ippodo matcha powder being sifted through Chakoshi tea strainer with Chashaku bamboo tea ladel
Top view of vibrant green Ippodo matcha powder being sifted through Chakoshi tea strainer with Chashaku bamboo tea ladel
Chakoshi (Tea Strainer) Pointers
1. Scoop
Place the desired amount of matcha powder in a dry tea strainer.
2. Sift
Sift the powder by scraping it through the mesh with your chashaku (tea ladle) or spoon.
Vibrant green Ippodo matcha powder being sifted through Chakoshi tea strainer with Chashaku bamboo tea ladel
Vibrant green Ippodo matcha powder being sifted through Chakoshi tea strainer with Chashaku bamboo tea ladel
Chakoshi (Tea Strainer) Pointers
2. Sift
Sift the powder by scraping it through the mesh with your chashaku (tea ladle) or spoon.

Use the Tea Bowl with Spout to enjoy a slow, relaxed teatime.

1. Measure the leaves
2 - 3 tbsp. (10 - 15 g / 0.35 - 0.53 oz)
Add tea leaves to the tea bowl.
Hand pouring bright green usucha matcha from Black Tea Bowl with Serving Spout into two white Japanese tea cups
Hand pouring bright green usucha matcha from Black Tea Bowl with Serving Spout into two white Japanese tea cups
Loose Leaf Teas (Tea Bowl with Spout)
1. Measure the leaves
2 - 3 tbsp. (10 - 15 g / 0.35 - 0.53 oz)
Add tea leaves to the tea bowl.
2. Add hot water
200 - 300 mL (7 - 10 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Pouring water into tea leaves in grey speckles clay tea bowl with hand groove and spout from stainless steel gooseneck kettle
Pouring water into tea leaves in grey speckles clay tea bowl with hand groove and spout from stainless steel gooseneck kettle
Loose Leaf Teas (Tea Bowl with Spout)
2. Add hot water
200 - 300 mL (7 - 10 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
3. Brew
60 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Loose leaf Ippodo green tea brewing in ceramic grey tea bowl with hand groove and serving spout made from Japanese clay
Loose leaf Ippodo green tea brewing in ceramic grey tea bowl with hand groove and serving spout made from Japanese clay
Loose Leaf Teas (Tea Bowl with Spout)
3. Brew
60 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Serve
Pour through a tea strainer
Pour out every last drop into your cup or mug.
Pouring brewed looseleaf tea from grey Tea Bowl with Spout into two white porcelain teacups through Chakoshi tea strainer
Pouring brewed looseleaf tea from grey Tea Bowl with Spout into two white porcelain teacups through Chakoshi tea strainer
Loose Leaf Teas (Tea Bowl with Spout)
4. Serve
Pour through a tea strainer
Pour out every last drop into your cup or mug.
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