Russian Samovar: Russians will make a very potent pot of tea and keep it in a china teapot on top of the samovar. Then when guests are served, they combine the strong tea with the boiling hot water kept hot in the samovar. It helps to stretch the amount of tea served.
Samovar by Batashev Everyone knows that the samovar – a device for making hot water. Самовар means sam or self and var or boil. “Self – boiler “- hence the word came. Russian samovar is the unique device which does not exist in any other country. There are similar devices in China that also have a pipe and ash pit but the construction is different.