This Is What A Cup Of Tea Looks Like In 22 Different Countries How do you take it?
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Black tea in the UK can be served on its own or with milk and/or sugar and is taken several times a day. Aim for a golden colour when pouring you milk, and for the love of god, brew the tea first.
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Turkish coffee may be the country's most famous warm drink, but
cay tea is its most popular, served with every meal, and often in between. The black tea doesn't take milk, but can be served with or without sugar and is usually brewed in a really confusing two-chamber pot.
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Spearmint is steeped in green tea for this drink, popular in Morocco and across much of North Africa. Learn how to brew your own
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Famous in Hong Kong is iced milk tea known as pantyhose tea or silk stocking tea because it's similar in colour to nude stockings, no joke.
To make, combine strong chilled black tea with evaporated or condensed milk and serve over ice.
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The Chinese love their tea, and drink a wide range of flavours and colours. Pictured is yellow leaf
pu-erh tea, which is packaged in bricks or balls, crumbled into the cup, and steeped in hot water.
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Yerba mate is a
vitamin-packed green tea grown and drunk throughout South America, as well as in Portugal, Lebanon, and Syria. It has a signature smoky flavour and can be served hot or cold.
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Mauritania's version of the popular north African mint green tea has a
specific serving ritual. Drinkers take three cups each, increasing the sweetness of every new cup, so you start bitter and end sweet.
The Malaysian tea is usually served hot, and the Qatari tea is served with evaporated milk. An earlier post misstated that the Malaysian tea is served cold and that the Qatari tea is made with evaporated sugar.
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