Tea traditions around the world

  • A cup of tea brewed to perfection is a work of art that requires finesse. This art has been mastered around the world with different concoctions and brews. Masters believe that a particular cup of tea can be made to taste different depending on which stage the tea leaves are added. There's more to a cup of tea than what meets the eye. It's a reflection of a country's historical and cultural brilliance. Here's how tea is prepared around the world. What's your favourite?

    Masala Chai, India

    A fine blend of spices like cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger and pepper prepared with tea leaves, milk and sugar.


    Masala Chai, India

    Mint Tea, Morocco

    Mint is mixed with green tea leaves to prepare this delicate blend from Morocco.


    Mint Tea, Morocco

    Rooibos Tea, South Africa

    The tea leaves have their own natural sweetness and do not require any milk and sugar for flavouring.


    Rooibus Tea, South Africa

    Butter Tea, Tibet

    Also known as Po Cha, this tea is made by combining tea leaves, butter made of Yak milk and a hint of salt.


    Butter Tea, Tibe

    Cha Yen, Thailand

    Cha Yen resembles an Iced Tea prepared with condensed milk.


    Cha Yen, Thailand

    Matcha, Japan

    Prepared with finely powered green tea leaves, Matcha is reserved for special ceremonies in Japan.


    Matcha, Japan

    Cay Tea, Turkey

    This particular type of tea is brewed in a pot without sugar.


    Cay Tea, Turkey

    Bubble Tea, Taiwan

    It's a sweet drink with a milky texture prepared with tapioca seeds, fruits and crushed ice.


    Bubble Tea, Taiwan

    Author: Musafir