Mate (beveridge)

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Mate en calabaza.jpg
Mate in a tradeetional calabash gourd
TypeInfusion, het
Kintra o originParaguay, Uruguay, Argentinae, Bolivian Chaco, Brazil
Introduced16t century AD[1]

Mate (Spaingie: [ˈmate], Portuguese: [ˈmatʃi]), an aa known as yerba mate, chimarrão (Portuguese: [ʃimɐˈʁɐ̃w̃]) or cimarrón (Spaingie: [simaˈron]), is a tradeetional Sooth American caffeine-rich infused drink, pairteecularly in Argentinae (whaur it is defined bi law as the "naitional infusion"),[2] Uruguay, Paraguay, the Bolivian Chaco, Soothren Chile an Soothren Brazil. It is an aa consumed in Sirie, the lairgest importer in the warld, an in Lebanon.[3][4]

It is prepared bi steepin dried leafs o yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis, kent in Portuguese as erva-mate) in het watter an is served wi a metal straw frae a shared hollae calabash gourd.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "El té de los Jesuitas (historia de la yerba mate)". Miguel Krebs. Retrieved 2010-12-14.
  2. "Ley 26.871 - Declárase al Mate como infusión nacional". InfoLEG (in Spanish). Meenistry o Economy an Public Finance. Retrieved 7 October 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. Barceloux, Donald. Medical Toxicology of Drug Abuse: Synthesized Chemicals and Psychoactive Plants. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 1-11810-605-9.
  4. "South American 'mate' tea a long-time Lebanese hit". Middle East Online. Retrieved 11 March 2014.