Examples Of Tea From All Over The World

Tea has long received world-wide recognition as one of the most refreshing drinks ever invented — any tea lover can easily vouch for that. Yet its simplicity is deceptive: in fact, tea is a mysterious drink, steaming with endless possibilities, which can be brewed in many different ways and from a variety of ingredients.

We suggests we all sit down and make a cup of rich aromatic tea — and celebrate its diversity with the entire world!

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Matcha tea is made of finely ground high quality leaves of green tea. It very much differs from a classic cup of tea as we know it. The powder is thoroughly whisked in a cup, and if everything is done correctly, you will get a vivid green mixture.

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The photo shows some Darjeeling tea. This variety is grown in the highlands of India and in the Himalayas.

Great Britain
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The British like to add milk to black tea to get a creamy texture and look.

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Strong tea is served in small glasses with a lump of sugar.

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Tibetan tea is made with milk, yak butter and salt. It has a charismatic but bitter taste.

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Moroccans enjoy refreshing green tea with mint.

Hong Kong
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In Hong Kong people add condensed milk to tea, and serve it cold or with ice cubes.

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This tea can be served either hot or cold, as long as it’s got the most important ingredient: balls of tapioca.

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Americans like black tea with lemon and sugar. Baking soda can also be added for a softer texture.

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Black tea is by far the most popular one. The stronger the better.

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Masala tea is made with spices and dairy butter.

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Thai tea consists of various Thai herbs, milk and ice.

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The Chinese like Pu-erh tea most of all. It’s sold in the form of pressed cubes or balls.

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Egyptians like black tea without sugar. Hibiscus tea is reserved for wedding celebrations

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Mongolians literally cook their tea with milk and salt in a flat metal pot.

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Argentinians celebrate mate tea, and not without a reason — mate contains a lot of vitamins and antioxidants.

South Africa
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The most admired tea in South Africa is rooibos — red tea with soft sweet taste.

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Mauritanian tea is drunk from three cups — from a sugarless one to a very sweet one.

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Foamy black tea with milk and sugar. It is treated like a dessert and drunk cold.

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People in Kuwait prefer black tea, infused with cardamom and saffron.

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It’s common tradition to boil the tea twice with milk and brown sugar.


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