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Yerba Mate - ¡Ya Tú Sabes!

by Jason Bigman

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 12:00 AM.

Yerba mate is one of the most popular drinks in Latin America and is becoming increasingly popular in North America as well. Where is it from? How is it consumed? And why is it so special?

yerba mate - tea from the yerba mate plant

yerba - herb

caliente - hot

frío - cold

maté - hot yerba mate tea

tereré - cold yerba mate tea

guampa - special cup used to drink yerba mate

bombilla - a special straw with a strainer on the bottom to not suck up leaves

termo - a thermos


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