TO A TEA

Fancy a cuppa? Cui­sine art di­rec­tor Fiona Las­celles has you cov­ered with the ul­ti­mate se­lec­tion of stylish tea-re­lated ac­ces­sories.

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Fiona Las­celles takes tea time up a notch

A PIECE OF WORK

Korean-born Jinho Jeong’s all-in-one ce­ramic teapot from Col­lect, Whites­pace gallery. The top clev­erly con­verts to a small cup.

STYLE ON A BUDGET

Check in your lo­cal char­ity store for a piece of 70s pot­tery. Ja­panese milk jug, Farro Fresh.

SIN­GLE SERVE

Toast Liv­ing Weaver tea in­fuser from The Ob­ject Room.

AC­CES­SORISE

Spun brass Form Caddy by Tom Dixon – keeps loose leaf tea cool, dry and out of the light. Part of the Form Tea Set, Si­mon James Con­cept Store.

THAI DYED

But­ter­fly pea tea, made from a South­east Asian flower, is a deep midnight blue when wa­ter is added; with citrus it changes to a deep ma­genta/vi­o­let. The taste is sim­i­lar to a smooth green tea. Check out the cock­tail fea­tur­ing but­ter­fly pea tea on page 84. Avail­able at Thai food stores.

GLASS VIEWER

Dolce Glass Teapot with long han­dle and wire in­fuser, ideal for loose leaf tea. From Cof­fee and Tea Lovers.

WHITE ON WHITE

Kirsten Dry­burgh white teapot, The Poi Room; Meighan El­lis’ Relic wabis­abi edge ves­sel, The Keep; re­cy­cled sari pot holder, Ev­ery­day Needs.

STIRRER

Hand-forged condi­ment spoon, Citta De­sign.

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