In addition to publishing Tea Guy Speaks, I'm a regular contributor to The English Tea Store blog. Here's an article I recently wrote for them. Click the link to read the full article.
Tea Water: To Microwave or Not?
By William I. Lengeman III
To microwave or not to microwave water for tea? That is the question. You don’t have to look hard to find people who have strong opinions about this issue. But if you’re trying to find cold hard facts, you’re going to have to look a lot harder.
There doesn’t seem to be any consensus on this issue, though if you read through a number of forum threads where the issue has been discussed, the anti-microwave camp seems to outnumber microwavers...