Category: Yaupon and Yerba Mate
Yaupon and Yerba Mate are popular herbal teas that do contain caffeine. Yaupon is indigneous to North America and Yerba Mate to South America. Both are part of healing and ceremonial traditions.
Sharing the Strong, Distinctive Taste of Yerba Mate
Unique Tea Experiences at the Dobra Tea House - Yerba Mate A trip to the Dobra tea house has a way of gathering all the elements of the day and making them a part of the tea-drinking experience. We drink beverages distractedly throughout our multi-tasking lives all...
How to Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day with Tea
Did you wake up asking yourself how to celebrate the first official Native American holiday? We woke up wondering how we could celebrate indigenous people’s day with tea.
A Short History of Tea in Chile
A friend was going over tea consumption stats by country and noted that Chile is high on the list, which I asked an online contact there about.
What IS NOT tea?
What about all these other “teas”? Confusion about what is a true tea comes from the indiscriminate use of the word “tea.” It seems that any beverage made from hot water and a plant ends up with the appellation “tea.” People say they like mint tea, rooibos tea, yerba mate tea, and others
Yerba Mate – The Gaúcho Way
Discovering Yerba Mate with Friends While having dinner with some friends from Brazil, our conversation turned to traditional Brazilian cuisine - the seafood in aromatic sauces, the barbecued meats seasoned with garlicky marinades, the cheese rolls that melt in your...