In the heat of 40°C in Rio de Janeiro, beach, sun ... the is no better beverage then Mate !
But if being in Rio is not possible at the moment, at least the mate tea you can do at home.
What do you think ?
2 tablespoons of toasted yerba mate
1L of water + 2L of cold water for later
sugar to taste
In a saucepan, place the yerba mate and water and heat.
When it boils, lower the heat and simmer for another 5 min.
Turn off the heat, cover the pan and allow it to cool.
Strain and add the cold water.
Take the refrigerator.