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This way of brewing mate comes from Argentina, where mate is the everyday drink of the inhabitants. It is popular to treat this infusion to guests.
Mate in South America is often sweetened, but the mate brew itself is quite tart. It is worth drinking it because of its stimulating properties and health-promoting effects.
HOW TO DO IT BETTER
Loose yerba leaves win hands down when it comes to flavor and aroma, and have a lot of space to spread out, allowing all the flavors and nutritional benefits to be fully extracted. Loose yerba leaves give you freshest and fullest flavor possible.
Teabags brew a lot quicker. And they add convenience.You don’t have to fiddle around with any tea tools. Making terere with tea bags also makes the process simpler, especially if you add fresh fruits and other flavorings.
The tea water should be fresh with no specific smell.If it is cloudy and with any suspensions do not use it.The chlorine in it is an enemy to a good tea.
Yerba Mate require soft water to brew.
High content of calcium and magnesium salts in hard water, cause a darker brew color and an inappropriate taste.
The softer the water the better.
Pour the yerba leaves into the gourd so that they fill about half the dish.Shake and turn upside down closing the outlet with your hand. This will remove the leaves. Filtered yerba mate seems less bitter. Mate can also be sweetened.
To prevent fragments of leaves from getting inside the bombilla, arrange it obliquely on the gourd, on top of the leaves. Bombilla is not used to stir the drink, but only to drink through it.
You can reuse yerba mate by pouring it over with hot water multiple times.