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.

In today’s Russia, the tea plant does not grow naturally and there are few suitable places for planting, but the Russians did not lose hope in their attempts to get Chinese tea planted on their southern lands.

And they succeeded: at the end of the 19th-century Russian tea, which of course, was cheaper but not as good quality as its main rival Chinese tea, was released.

In the 1950s – 1970s The Soviet Union exported tea to Poland, Germany, Hungary, Finland, Bulgaria, Iran, Syria, Mongolia, etc.

And to import tea for own consumption rather than China, the Soviet Union starts buying it in India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Kenya, Tanzania.

Currently, according to research data, the Russian market is the fourth market (for domestic consumption) after China, India, and Turkey.

Russia is the largest importer of tea.

Other research also shows that Russia has a wider variety than its direct rivals.

 How to make Russian tea style.

The Russians have their own rite to make and tea.how to make tea russian style pic.

The Samovar is a teapot specially designed to prepare tea and serve it.

It consists of a container with a metal tube in the center.

The container was filled with water and the charcoal tube ignited so that the water boiled.

Outside the container is a tap from which hot water was served in the cups.

The tea leaves were boiled in a special teapot, usually small and porcelain, which was placed on top of the samovar to keep it warm.

When serving the tea, a little infusion of concentrated tea from the small teapot was poured into the cup, and then stuffed to the end with the boiling water of the samovar.

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.

Most popular tea in Russia.

Traditionally, Black tea is the most common tea in Russia, but Green tea is becoming more popular.

Traditional tea in Russia includes the traditional type known as Russian Caravan as it was originally imported from China via camel caravans.

As the trip was very long – usually for up to 16 or 18 months – the tea acquired its distinctive smoky taste from the caravan’s campfires.

Today, this tea is often given its smoky flavor after fermentation or is a Keemun or a “black tea or oolong from China or Taiwan with a smoky touch of Lapsang Souchong or Tarry Souchong.

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