I wrote! Reader NotesGo to section
The history of mate dates back to times before the colony. Little by little, in different areas of Latin America, this infusion that represents union and community was customary. In Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Brazil, mate is constitutive of our identity. Each with his brand of originality .
The Uruguayans, for example, they usually prepare it in a leather and glass container, but also prepare it in small porongos, that is, in pumpkin containers. They have a whole ritual, their yerba has more dust and is generally not made with stick. On the other hand , south of Brazil the population gaucha take the chimarrão in porongos gigantes, with a yerba verde fluoride which is almost pure dust. If they even have a small fabric cover which works as a filter so that the bulb does not cover. On the other hand, in Paraguay, in addition to mate, tereré is also taken. I mean, mate, but with fresh liquid which is composed of infusions with frozen fruits and herbs. The industrialized version of the tereré has soda or juice powder. In some areas of Argentina, we also take it fresh, especially in the area of the Litoral.
That is why this tradition that unites us with the Latin American peoples and among whom we dispute its origin, has many distant and direct relatives. Like the cooked matte and the famous yerbiado . Famous in Mount Cordovan for its ancestral origin and their daily practice. It is a “Infusion made with the same yerba mate, but in a large bowl with plenty of water. Depending on the number of people around the table, it can be used for its brewing from a jarito to a pot. When cooked outside and with firewood, yerbiado is prepared in 'tachos' specially designed”, tell us from the group Cuentos en Boca and their project to collect recipes and customs of the province.
When consumers are many, the ceremony becomes a “crossed out.” The time to do many tachos of yerbiado so that no one is left without consuming it. In our country yerba mate grows in Misiones, Corrientes and Entre Rios. However , mountain Cordobés gives us yuyitos to complement, taste, decorate and season the yerbiado or mate. The possibilities it provides us with endless the Cordovan nature.
Yellow stick, carqueja, jarilla, horsetail and more... All with its medicinal properties and its particular flavors. All with a detail of their species that makes them unique, each with its delicious aroma. In addition to the ones mentioned above, there are some very special ones. Among the most popular and most precious by the population in general, are the following indigenous people from San Esteban, Cordoba.
It is the most famous of all herbs. It is used for drinks, cocktails and recipes. It became popular as a refreshing mouth and was used for hundreds of years for its medicinal properties. It has more than two dozen species, among them, the good grass, which is a multi-resistant plant and remains cuckoo pee in the mate or in the preparation of yerbiado. It serves to treat asthma, rhinitis, digestion, and many more.
Thyme has its gourmet soul mate . There is a variety that is for mate or yerbiado and another that is for cooking. ” They are of very different aromas, although they look very similar in their appearance. It is impossible to make a mistake if you walk with your nose attentive.” This variety is popularly known as “thyme from the mountains.” It has stimulating, digestive, carminative and vulnerary properties.
This one blessed plant helps to reduce the colic generated by the uterus during its contraction and dilation in the menstrual process. It grows in the middle of the mountain and is characterized by its digestive, carminative, choleretic and aphrodisiac properties. Quite a novelty. Its use can be given in yerbiado, as an infusion or in mate. Its appearance is very beautiful and eye-catching, as it has violet flowers.
The great cordobese great. The most famous of all herbs - peperine. This aromatic with which our heart is spiced can be used for yerbiado, for mate and can even be consumed as juice. Since its cold preparation is a delight. It also helps digestion, and is the protagonist of a rock.
Publication Date: 09/09/2020
We suggest you continue reading the following notes:
There are not comments
Paul is a great Rosarino cardiologist. Very required in Canada, it does not change his hometown.
The name Guaymallén not only refers to the most popular Argentine alfajores, but also to one of the...
A rarity is the poet, teacher and speaker Pedro Bonifacio Palacios, Almafuerte. Forgotten by literar...
Pablo Rodríguez is born and raised in Comodoro Rivadavia and currently presides over the Brazilian S...