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Tea traditions in different countries: vsegda_tvoj

It would seem that tea and tea — what’s special about it? But tea, like national cuisine, each country has its own characteristic features. Check these pics, they are really worth considering!

Match (in Japanese sounds like matcha) green tea, powdered. This type of tea traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony.

India has its own rich and diverse history of tea. Traditional tea masala for few millenniums were shipped through South Asia before tea industry has developed in the territory of the British colonies.

UK

In the UK black tea served with milk and sugar and drink several times a day. Who has not heard about the traditional “five o clock”?

Perhaps, Turkish coffee and famous all over the world, but in fact, hot tea is much more popular there. Drink it with every meal and even in between meals. Black tea in Turkey is served without milk but with sugar, the taste.

Traditional Tibetan oil tea (“cha Bo”) served with salt and butter. To achieve a more rich and bitter taste, the tea is brewed and infused within a few hours. Oil and salt are added to the tea just before serving.

Tea with fresh mint leaves incredibly popular in Morocco and much of North Africa. Continue reading

Tea ceremony

“For many centuries developed in Tatar cuisine a variety of drinks. It traces the influence of local climatic, socio-economic conditions, national traditions and tastes, as well as cuisine of other Nations: adjacent – Chuvash and Bashkirs, the Mordvins and the Mari, Udmurts and Russians of Central Asia – Uzbeks and Tajiks. That’s how diverse bouquet of flavors of drinks of Tatarstan!

There is an old Tatar tradition to treat a guest – kystau. “Wining and dining – and drink water” (“Sylgard – su ech”) – no wonder people used to say. Together with the best treats on the table were exhibited the most revered drinks – sour cream, sweet sherbets and stewed raisins, dried apricots, apricot and, of course, sweet tea. How many of the Proverbs, Baitov, fairy tales have reflected this hospitality!

Tea… Hardly in Tatarstan find someone who is not familiar with this traditional, habitual drink, and revered by adults and children. At all times of the year — whether in fierce cold, in the heat if intolerable – not do we a Cup of fragrant tea, relieving fatigue, strengthening the spirit, awakens thought, refreshing body.

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Wedding rituals in Asia

Marriage Bali. This is perhaps one of the strangest wedding ceremonies and obscure European Asnani. During the ceremony, young saw off part of the teeth without an anaesthetic, symbolizing the fact that people do not belong to the world of evil spirits, bearing fangs. At the wedding table sitting only women and men who prepared the dishes for the feast all night, resting at this time.

In Bermuda, it is customary to decorate the top tier of the wedding cake tiny young tree. After that they planted the same tree in front of his house as a sign that their marriage will last until the tree grows.

In Vietnam there are two wedding celebrations, one satisfied with the groom’s parents, the other is organized on the bride’s side.

Indian marriage. According to an old tradition to ward off evil spirits over the heads of young three times and twist the coconuts. After the ceremony, to family zhizni was happy, without any misery and sorrow the bride and the groom, the male family member is showering flower petals .

Marriage in Caribbean

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