Advice 1: How to drink Yerba mate

In the current business turmoil, especially in Europe, drinking mate on the sly rolls down to a simple brewing and drinking the infusion of leaves of Holly. In sale there are plastic cups filled with dry Yerba mate, and plastic tube. The so-called one-time kit. What to do – is a tribute to our time.
How to drink Yerba mate

In fact, the process of drinking mate is a ritual, the observance of which brings not only aesthetic pleasure, but also helps you to feel better the drink itself. Drinking mate uses a special Cup, called a Calabash or porongo. It is a pear-shaped fruit of a pumpkin, which cut the tip and the extracted pulp. Her tree peel dried and sometimes smoked a little bit on fire. Often the edges of the trim with silver. Calabash in any case should not be covered with paint or varnish. The surface needs to breathe.

Once you become the proud owner of a Calabash, to use the Calabash should be recovered. To do this, half fill the Calabash Yerba mate, pour hot water and leave in this condition for a day. Then pour the contents and thoroughly scrub the inside of the gourd with a spoon, which is wrapped in a soft cloth. The procedure repeated twice.

For Calabash gourd, hand-made by recognized masters, there is another kind of process of recovery. In Calabash mate fall asleep halfway. Then fill to top of a good cognac. Let it sit a day. Then clean the Calabash, opolaskivanie cold water. Dry with a soft cloth, then give a bit of cognac and opolaskivaniem them of the vessel wall. Now Calabash can be dried. And after drying, let's start the enjoyable process of drinking.

Advice 2: How to prepare Yerba mate

Yerba mate is a tonic herbal drink brewed from the leaves of Holly Paraguayan. Traditionally, mate is drunk in Latin America: this tea is rich in caffeine and nutrients, but even the hot it doesn't heat up the body, which is especially appreciated in the hot days of this continent.
How to prepare Yerba mate
Mate has a bitter, astringent taste and rich aroma. It is suitable for early Breakfast, and evening tea. Invigorating and increasing the level of adrenaline mate does not violate sleep, like strong coffee. On the contrary, in humans, daily consumption of mate tea increased vitality and greater strength, they need less time for rest and sleep. When this Mat has no load on the nervous system: its invigorating effect is due to vitamin A, the b vitamins, the hormones of joy, sulphur, magnesium, iron, calcium and sodium.
Thanks to its useful property of the mate regarded as a morning drink. Mix it with milk and you will feel satiety for a long time. Put a liter of milk average fat on the fire, bring it to a temperature of 60 degrees and pour in milk 4 tablespoons crushed leaves of mate. Bring the mixture to a boil but do not boil. Boil the milk, pour into a Cup, strain from the leaves. If the net mate bitter for you, sweeten it with honey or sugar. Two cups of milk mate is a composition of vitamins and minerals can replace a full Breakfast.
To cook traditional Latin mate, you will need a gourd – vessel, which prepares and from which they drink this drink. Pour into the dry mate gourd 2/3, cover the vessel with a hand and shake a few times, including in a circular motion. Tilt your gourd to mate formed a pile on the bottom of the vessel. Fill in the free space of the gourd with hot water (80 degrees). First pour quite a bit and let the water wet the leaves. A minute and repeat this action. Insert into kalabas bombero is a small metal tube for drinking mate. Bombiza should tightly touch the bottom; the second end of the plug with your fingers. The tube should be fixed. Then fill the gourd with hot water in a thin stream. When the leaves begin to appear on the surface, change the part in the fresh. To drink mate almost immediately after brewing.
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