Drinks & Beverages

  • Bubble Tea
    Bubble Tea
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    Bubble tea, i.e. a  frozen drink based on tea leaves with the addition of tapioca and milk balls  , came to Europe from the Far East, and  more precisely from the island in the Pacific Ocean - Taiwan. And despite the fact that he has been serving our tables for only a few years, he has managed to win the hearts of thousands of Poles fascinated by the original combination of flavors and unusual consistency. And although its name does not sound natural and is associated with chemical additives...

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  • Matcha - powder tea with miraculous properties
    Matcha - powder tea with miraculous properties
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    While the consumption of matcha is gradually declining in Japan , its popularity is systematically growing in the wider West. This is mainly due to the numerous health properties assigned to it, which appeal to an increasingly aware society. Until recently, an innovative product known only to enthusiasts of healthy food and Japanese culture, today an increasingly popular item on the menu of European cafes. And although in Japan matcha is used primarily in the preparation of tea , in Europe...

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  • Rakija, a story about the fiery water of the Balkans
    Rakija, a story about the fiery water of the Balkans
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    Just as rum inspired sea explorers, the sake of Japanese shoguns, and Bourbon inspired cowboys from the Wild West, rakija has been a source of inspiration for travelers across the Balkans for centuries. Everyone who has been to the southern borders of Europe must have encountered the local fiery water, which ignites not only hearts, but also minds. An old Latin proverb says:  Omne trium perfectum,  meaning "all that is threefold is perfect" and this is also the case with rakija - it revives...

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  • Sake, or samurai rice liquor
    Sake, or samurai rice liquor
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    From time immemorial, alcohol has accompanied mankind and has been an element of its cultural heritage. In many parts of the world, it occupies a place of honor in human life, consistently scrolling through the turbulent fortunes of individual nations as an object of worship, adoration and inspiration. The Japanese are no exception. Many centuries ago, using the good of nature and favorable natural conditions, they began to mix their basic food - rice, with clean water and mold spores called...

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  • Yerba Mate - properties and history
    Yerba Mate - properties and history
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    Not all caffeine drinks encountered by Europeans during the colonial expansion have caught on in the old continent. The indigenous peoples of the Americas have known at least several types of caffeinated plants for centuries, yet only cocoa has been popularized on a massive scale in Europe. One of the blessings of the New World that, despite its discovery, did not take root overseas was yerba mate. The name, most probably invented by the Jesuits, comes from the Latin word  herba , meaning...

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  • Hot Chocolate
    Hot Chocolate
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    Hot drinking chocolate Drinking chocolate, commonly known as drinking chocolate, is a drink that was brought to Europe from the New World. In a traditional recipe, it is made of dark chocolate with the addition of milk and sweet cream. Drinking chocolate is usually consumed hot, but of course it can also be prepared cold. Cold drinking chocolate was known in Europe as early as the nineteenth century, as were its variants with a blend of coffee, hot or white chocolate.

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  • Yerba Mate Leaves
    Yerba Mate Leaves
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    Types and flavor varieties of yerba mate Depending on the composition of yerba mate, used additives and brewing methods, the following divisions and types of yerba are distinguished: despalada, or yerba made of only leaves, no stalks (no sticks) cocido, or yerba mate in sachets yerba mate compuesta, or yerba with additives (eg yerba mate mint, yerba mate with guarana) tereré, or yerba mate cold brewed yerba mate dried with air or smoke from the hearth strong or weak yerba mate - the strength...

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  • Yerba Mate Drinks
    Yerba Mate Drinks
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    Drinks based on yerba mate Yerba Mate in a bottle is one of the many ways of infusing Paraguayan holly. Drinks based on yerba mate not only refresh, but also stimulate and put you in a good mood. They are perfect for situations where we cannot brew yerba in a traditional way. Yerba mate drinks come in different flavors, with or without carbonated versions. Their composition is based on yerba extract enriched with additional ingredients of purely natural origin. They do not contain...

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