Yerba Mate is tradtionally prepared and served in a hollow calabash gourd. The gourd is often times referred to as "mate". The beverage is served with a metal straw, which is also known as Bombilla.
Please note that the gourd and the bombilla are sold separately. The size of the gourd can vary - please let us know in the comment section during checkout...
A fun and easy way to make loose tea! This smart tea maker (Magic II) is one of the best inventions in the tea world over the past 15 years!! Make your tea in four easy steps:
Place 1-2 teaspoons loose tea in the tea maker
Add hot/boiling water
Place the tea maker after the desired steeping time on top of a cup and the finely filtered beverage flows...
Bring 1 litre of whole milk (almond milk, soy milk) to a steam on the stove. Crush ½ teaspoon of cardamom seeds (optional) with a mortar and pestle. Add to milk. After you see steam rising from the milk add 10 teaspoons of Masala Chai. Give one stir (don’t stir any more because stirring will release the bitter tannins from the leaves). Remove from heat source, cover and let it steep for at least 5 minutes. Strain, sweeten as desired and enjoy!!