How to prepare and drink tasty and long-lasting Mate

What is Mate? Mate is the most traditional Argentinean green infusion. A small cup called Mate (gourd) is filled about three-quarters full with Yerba mate, the dried leaves and stems/twigs of a plant. Hot but not boiling water is poured into the mate. The drink, which is rather bitter, is sipped through a metal straw with a filter at the end called a Bombilla. You […]