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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