Yerba Mate, beyond Argentina

Each country has its own traditions and local culture, full of collective rituals. A recent article has highlighted some Argentine manners that can be surprising to foreigners in a work environment - and of course, the list starts with yerba mate! An "acquired taste" for foreigners in Argentina Besides being passionate, affectionate and used to

One of the best drinks in the world

Unique for its countless benefits and its peculiar preparation, yerba mate has been recognized as one of the 50 most delicious drinks in the World by the popular magazine CNN Travel, after studying beverages from several destinations and picking "the best and more refreshing liquids". A "surprising and pleasing" discovery Mate ranks #35 and is

How to prepare a good mate tea?

The process of preparing mate ("cebar", in Spanish) involves a series of techniques and tricks to ensure the best results. In this opportunity, Valeria Trapaga (sommelier specializing in yerba mate) explains all there is to know about preparing mate as an expert. The quality of the Yerba Mate The first step is using a good-quality

Which mate suits your personality?

Which is the best mate for you? This is a small guide for choosing the best yerba according to your needs, your personal tastes and your lifestyle. For the experienced Mate with "palo" (chips and fiber) is the most classic version of this infusion, and also the most popular among Argentines. It has all the

How to recognize high-quality yerba mate?

Not only is necessary to know how to properly prepare mate; The quality of the yerba that we use to prepare it is also fundamental to determine the flavor, the aromas and the whole experience of drinking it. To identify a good yerba, we must use all five senses: Using the view Observing the color

How to drink Mate during summer

Although it is traditionally a hot drink, Mate also has a cooler and refreshing version for the summer called "Tereré". It is a healthier and cheaper alternative to other drinks available in the market. What is Tereré? Tereré is a beverage that combines yerba Mate, ice and water; and it's usually consumed during warm months

Het produceren van yerba mate

In Establecimiento Las Marías wordt de goede kwaliteit van yerba mate gegarandeerd in alle productiefasen, vanaf de  aankoop van grondstoffen tot de consumptie. Fase 1: Het kweken Nadat het beste product is geselecteerd om de kwaliteit te waarborgen, worden miljoenen jonge plantjes in de kwekerij geteeld. Fase 2: Het planten Na zes maanden worden de

Hoe je mate op een juiste manier schoonmaakt

Omdat het voorbereiden en drinken van mate op een juiste manier gebeurt, is het ook belangrijk om het schoonmaak- en onderhoudsproces te kennen. Stap 1: De mate uitharden Wanneer het kalebasmate is, is het zeer belangrijk om deze vóór gebruik uit te harden. Om de mate af te harden, vullen we deze met yerba en

Hoe bereid je goede mate?

Mate is een zeer bijzondere Zuid-Amerikaanse drank en de bereiding ervan is zeer verschillend van andere infusies, zoals thee of koffie. Om goede mate te bereiden, is het nuttig om de juiste werkwijze te kennen.

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