Guayakí Yerba Mate - A Powerful Rainforest Experience
All About Mate
- Yerba Mate
- Health Benefits
- "The Antioxidant Powerhouse"
- Growing, Harvesting, Processing
- Botanical Information
- Mate Gourd Ceremony
- Yerba Mate vs. Green Tea and Energy Drinks
- Gourd Recipes
- Mate Latte Recipes
- Loose Mate Preparation Videos
- Mate Bag Recipes
- Juicy Yerba Mate Recipies
- Legends of Yerba Mate
- Caffeine Meter
- Mate Vocabulary
- Health Concerns
Loose Mate Preparation Videos
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Place yerba mate in the French press. Add hot water and steep for 3-10 minutes. We recommend using 1-2 tbsp of loose mate per cup. First, moisten the mate with cool water to protect the nutrients and flavor, then ADD HOT (NOT BOILING) WATER.
Place yerba mate in filter basket, then brew. We recommend using 1-2 tbsp of loose mate per cup. First, moisten the mate with cool water to protect the nutrients and flavor, then run the machine as usual.
Yerba mate brews well in most espresso makers. Place 1-2 tbsp of loose mate in a double espresso portafilter. Pull a long shot for a total of 4 oz. Great for making mate lattés.
Mate Latte Recipe:
Brew an 8 oz. cup of Guayakí Yerba Mate. Add sweetener (sugar, honey, or maple syrup) to taste and 4 oz. of steamed milk of choice. Top off with milk foam. Makes a 12 oz. latté.
Yerba mate is traditionally prepared in a gourd and shared among a circle of friends. Welcome the moments of community born of your own mate circle.