Drinking invigorating drinks has a fairly long history. At first it was simple herbs, then their collection. By now, the most popular ones are tea, mate and coffee. It should be noted that with their preparation is not so simple. Every nation prefers the method of brewing and preparing an invigorating drink that it has developed.
Traditional methods of brewing herbal teas and fees, brewing, potion, brewing in a herbalist, method of samovar brewing of teas.
The most indicative in this regard was the history of the complication of the method of brewing tea, which so far in Japan has turned into a special ritual. It is very successfully proposed for use under the name “tea ceremony.” But it all started with a simple steaming of tea leaves in a pot.
What could the tea drinking procedure look like among the Slavs? Unfortunately, there were no sources describing this action. In V. Dahl’s Explanatory Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language, the verb “tea” means “to make tea, drink it expanse”.
The concept of “tea” stuck to the plant from which they began to make Koporye tea (Ivan tea). It is on his example that we consider the complication and transformation into a kind of ritual of tea drinking.
Infusion as a way of brewing herbal teas and fees.
Cooked ivan tea was thrown into boiling water in a pot or kettle and allowed to boil for some time. The word “broth” or “uzvar” implies for some time a boiled drink, a modern broth. It is recommended to brew in a proportion of 1 teaspoon of dry grass in 600-1000 ml of water and boil for 3 to 5 minutes.
Potion as a way of brewing herbal teas and fees.
A potion is a herbal infusion used in the old days as a healing, witchcraft, or poisonous agent. Ivan tea was put in a cast iron, poured with water and left to languish in the oven for the night. Speaking in a modern way, it turned out a variant of herbal infusion.
The method of brewing herbal teas and fees in the herbalist.
The herbalist, unlike the despair, still has a separate flask for infusion. This method is no different from modern brewing in a teapot. Ivan tea was laid in it and poured boiling water. After 10 minutes, the tea was ready. To maintain the temperature, we used its wrapping, which then turned into the manufacture of special dolls.
The method of samovar brewing herbal teas and fees.
A peculiar peak of drinking invigorating drinks among the Slavs is a tea ritual with a samovar. For this action, tea was brewed in the herbal tea exactly half, and a concentrated drink was brewed. He is popularly called tea leaves. When drinking tea, the brewed tea, in accordance with taste preferences, is diluted with boiling water from a samovar.
It is precisely because of this that the people have a habit of making very cool tea leaves, which were consumed during the day. Sugar-free ivan tea is recommended. Dried fruits: prunes, raisins or dates may be used to sweet tooth. And, of course, add a bowl of fragrant honey of honey.