Yerba Mate Ceramic Starter Set with Flask Bombilla and Large Mate Cup
This yerba mate ceramic starter set contains all the accessories you need to start brewing yerba mate the traditional way. The set consists of a flask, bombilla (filtered straw) and a large ceramic mate cup in a choice of cheerful colours.
The ceramic mate cup is perfect for those who don’t want to use a traditional gourd. This cup is perfect if you suffer from acid indigestion (a natural gourd adds flavour and acidity to the brew) and is also more simple to care for, and more durable. Very stylish, with a smooth, sleek finish.
The stainless bombilla has a classical spoon filter and curved straw for comfort of use.
The flask has an iconic red precision pour spout which is seen everywhere in Uruguay. It is 1 litre in volume with a strong and durable handle which makes it a very practical piece of equipment
The approximate dimensions of the ceramic mate cup are:
Diameter at the widest point – 8.5cm
Height – 11cm
Volume – 400ml
The length of the bombilla is 19cm
Yerba mate is an important part of South American social culture and this is because it is a social drink. It is a natural tea that is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Traditionally it is drunk from a mate cup which is usually made from a gourd, ceramics, glass or wood. It is then sipped through a metal straw with a filtered end called a bombilla.
here are a few ways to prepare your yerba mate and here are some of the ways: