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Tea traditions of Central Asia are of interest to us, first of all, the fact that, firstly, the Central Asia to Russia, and, secondly, that in contacts with the peoples of the region the Russians first encountered tea. And Siberian custom of drinking tea with milk, is borrowing from the tea traditions of indigenous Siberian peoples.

As in the case described earlier, the Turkmen way of brewing tea, Asian tea traditions were the result of conditions inhabited by the peoples of this vast region. Rather, one of the main conditions — livestock, as the basis of life. This is the basis of life means that the main food of the peoples of Central Asia are meat and milk. And it would be very strange if they didn’t add in tea (well, the milk, at least). We added to the tea that we grow? Add. Apples, for example. But they add that runs.

V. Pokhlebkin highlight two of the Central Asian way of making tea: Mongolian and Tibetan. We will understand in order.

The Mongols, probably the first after the Chinese became acquainted with tea — by virtue of basic geographic neighborhood. Naturally, they adopted and one of the early Chinese methods of tea — one in which the tea leaves have been boiled. And, of course, adapt it to your taste and under their conditions.

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