Tea in different countries
Tea is the most international drink that drink if not all countries of the world, then certainly in the vast majority. Japanese, Russian, and even the Egyptians for the preparation of this wonderful drink will use tea leaves, but the appearance and its taste will differ greatly, and all because the way of tea in different countries is different.
Next, you are waiting for a cup of tea from 20 countries. If you know what it looks like brewed tea in other countries, share their photos in the comments!
Matcha (match) - Japanese powdered green tea. It is this tea is traditionally used in classical Japanese tea ceremony. Nowadays Matcha is also widely used as a food additive to a variety of Japanese wagashi desserts, ice cream with green tea, as well as soba noodles.
Tea masala ( "tea with spices") - a drink originally from the Indian subcontinent, obtained by brewing tea with a mixture of Indian spices and herbs.
Fixed the method of preparation of tea masala is not, and many families have their own recipes. There are many variations, but one is the presence of four ingredients: tea, sweetener, milk and spices.
United Kingdom 3.
The tradition of afternoon tea in England occurred in 1840 and usually takes place between 14:00 and 17:00 hours. Traditionally, loose tea is brewed in a teapot and served with milk and sugar. Currently, formal afternoon tea, as a rule, serves as a snack in the hotels or tea shops. In everyday life, many Britons consume much more simple snack, consisting of tea (and occasionally liver), as one of the many short tea breaks during the day.
The Turkish tea is usually brewed with a special double teapot. The water is brought to a boil in a large kettle bottom. A portion of the hot water used for brewing a few spoons of crushed tea leaves in the upper teapot a little smaller, which gives a very strong welding. The remaining water is used to dilute the tea, on the basis of individual preferences: either strong tea or weak. Tea is served in small glass jars with sugar pieces.
Tibetan butter tea is made from tea Chinese Puer compressed and is an important part of the daily diet of Tibetans. It includes tea, milk, butter and salt yak.
The main feature of Moroccan tea is mint, which must be present in the composition of the drink.
7. Hong Kong
, Hong Kong's traditional tea made from black tea and milk (usually condensed) and served cold. This is part of a dinner in Hong Kong tea culture.
Pearl milk tea, which is better known in the world as Bubble Tea, has become a worldwide phenomenon, whose roots grow from Taiwan. It can be served hot or cold, and typically with the addition of tapioca prepared in sugar syrup.
Sweet iced tea is the lifeblood of the Americans. Usually it made with the use of strongly brewed tea Lipton with sugar, lemon and a pinch of baking soda to tenderness.
Since ancient times, tea brewed in Russian samovar, but modern people long ago switched to electric kettles. Favorite brand of tea in Russian - black, but stronger.
In Pakistan, as in India, to drink tea masala, cooked with black tea, milk and spices.
cha yen Thai tea is a black tea with condensed milk and ice.
The Chinese are very fond of tea. This photograph shows yellow pu-erh that is packaged in the form of blocks or balls and scatter into a cup is immersed in hot water.
In general, Egyptians drink unsweetened black tea throughout the day. On the Egyptian weddings often served tea with hibiscus.
Suutei tsai - traditional Mongolian tea, which is made with milk and salt and served in flat dishes.
Kenyans prefer to drink plain black teas.
Argentines prefer to mate tea. This green tea with a high content of caffeine has a smoky flavor and can be served hot or cold.
18. South Africa
Rooibos - bright red tea, which grows in South Africa. Usually served without milk or sugar, and has a sweet, mild flavor.
Teh tarik - Traditional Malaysian tea, which includes black tea, sugar and milk.
A typical afternoon tea in Kuwait is a black tea with cardamom and saffron.