How to make tea Russian style.

how to make tea russian style.

How to make tea Russian style.

Tea has been one of the Russians’ favorite drinks for more than three centuries when it came from China.

In terms of consumption, it is only surpassed by the great traditional tea powers such as China, India, and Japan.

An important aspect of Russian tea culture is the ubiquitous Russian tea infusion device known as a samovar, which has become a symbol of hospitality and comfort.

It can be served sweet, hot or cold and one of the iconic elements of Russian culture in which it is served is Samovar.

They began to drink it for its medicinal properties and, little by little began to be served after food or as a separate drink.

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Best tea for iced tea.

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We are becoming more and more clear that healthy has to go hand in hand with the pleasurable.

That’s why it’s so important to know how to hydrate, especially in summer, with refreshing, tasty and healthy drinks. Homemade iced tea can do all those functions.

Why homemade? Because industrial tea drinks bottled or canned usually contain a lot of sugar and little tea.

One of the negative effects of the sweet is that soon we get more thirsty again.

This has a scientific explanation, the amount of water molecules your body requires to metabolize sugar is very high, so much so that sometimes sugary industrial drinks dehydrate. Continue reading “Best tea for iced tea.”

How to make your own tea blends.

 

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How to make your own tea blends.

Thanks to globalization today everything is more at hand than ever before and when it comes to tea, in the market we can find a huge range of possibilities.

Of course, the immediacy of getting a ready-to-use product is appreciated, however, being part of the process of creating something that we like, has no price, and also gives it an added value. Continue reading “How to make your own tea blends.”

Why originally wasn’t any tea in a Long Island iced tea?

Long Island Tea

Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail that, oddly enough, has nothing to do with tea.

It can be considered as the “king of disguise”, as it passes with the naked eye as a cola soda or iced tea and its flavor evokes tea but in this recipe, we are going to replace Coca Cola with Tea.

However, it is composed of an explosive bomb of flavors given by the mixture of distillates in its recipe. Continue reading “Why originally wasn’t any tea in a Long Island iced tea?”

How to make tea British style.

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How to make tea British style.

Having tea with family and friends is a very important part of British culture.

The preparation of the typical British tea follows a ritual that the British know perfectly well.

Popular types of tea include Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Assam, and English Breakfast.

The well-known tea hour, at five o’clock in the afternoon, is a custom for many in England. Continue reading “How to make tea British style.”

How to make Thai iced tea.

How to make Thai iced tea.

Well-frozen black tea is the traditional Thai way to drink tea.

Scented with oriental spices and a touch of condensed milk, on an ice layer, it’s sweetly refreshing.

The original recipe is an explosion of calories, but we can take it to a dietary version, as an alternative for those who are committed to a low-calorie diet.

Three types of milk are used for its preparation: evaporated, coconut and condensed, being together gives it a great taste and a creamy appearance. Continue reading “How to make Thai iced tea.”

Great Teas for non-tea drinkers.

 

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Great teas for non-tea drinkers.

If you are a non- tea drinker and want to get started in the world of tea, you should know that there are different types of tea, black tea, green tea, red tea, white tea, oolong tea or as it is recently known blue tea, you can also hear about yellow teas.

All of them are obtained from the same plant, Camellia Sinensis and what makes them different is their collection form and the way they process it.

And most importantly, just because you don’t like one type of tea doesn’t mean you don’t like another. In addition, apart from tea, you have other infusions, which, although not called tea, their form of preparation is similar. Continue reading “Great Teas for non-tea drinkers.”

Relaxing Teas before bed.

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 Relaxing teas before bed.

As bedtime approaches, it’s an ideal time to prepare for a relaxing tea that prepares us to go to sleep.

There is a wide variety of herbs that relax us and help us fall asleep.

There are quite a few doubts about this topic and that is why we try to solve them with our post and our tips on the best we can have dinner or what is advisable before bed. Continue reading “Relaxing Teas before bed.”

5 Best Teas for Acid Reflux.


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5 Best Teas for Acid Reflux.

We’ve all had some episodes of acid reflux or heartburn.

A burning sensation, caused by gastric juices that come from the esophagus and is known as pyrosis.

It occurs by passing acid from the stomach to the esophagus known as pyrosis, causing a feeling of pain, burning, and general discomfort mainly after meals.

To avoid this, it is recommended to eat in moderation, avoid ingesting foods like spicy spices, fizzy drinks, caffeine, and alcohol.

There are also adequate foods to prevent acidities, such as banana, apple, papaya, melon… and even some spice, like ginger or cinnamon. Continue reading “5 Best Teas for Acid Reflux.”

5 Teas for Keto Diet.

 Teas for keto diet

5 Teas for Keto Diet.

The Keto diet is famous for being restrictive.

This low-carb, high-fat diet only allows 10% of your daily calories to come from carbohydrates, and to maintain ketosis (the process by which the body uses fat as an energy source, rather than carbohydrates), dietitians recommend that it is best to keep carbohydrate intake between 20-30 grams a day.

The body, in the absence of sufficient carbohydrates as fuel (glucose), will deplete glycogen stores and the main source of energy will become the burning of fats in the liver. Continue reading “5 Teas for Keto Diet.”

5 Great Teas for Lattes.

5 great teas for lattes

5 Great teas for lattes.

Making tea with milk  ( Latte) is really easy, fast and delicious, it is a unique combination, the soft and semi-bitter taste of the tea, with the creamy richness of milk.

There are many hot and icy versions to take, with recipes that add more flavor and dimension to tea alone.

Latte tea is a combination of the semi-bitter taste of strong tea with the creamy intensity of milk.

Milk gives weight, texture, and creaminess to this subtle and delicate drink, creating an equally refreshing combination.

You can prepare the tea with cold or hot milk, but as winter approaches we will see how a good tea with hot milk is prepared for the cold days. Continue reading “5 Great Teas for Lattes.”

Herbal Teas and Breastfeeding.

Herbal Teas and Breastfeeding.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding, there are many habits herbal tea and breastfedingand foods we need to give up so as not to harm the baby.

Some of them are infusions and teas not recommended by experts.

Even the fact that they are natural doesn’t mean they’re beneficial to the mother or baby.

The truth is that many of these infusions can be as harmful as some medicines since there are plants that have very powerful properties, that can pierce the placenta and harm the baby, or that can also pass into breast milk. Continue reading “Herbal Teas and Breastfeeding.”