Russia Beyond – The history of tea: How to make tea the Russian way
The long history of tea in Russia has created a thousand and one ways to make tea and drink it, proving once again that “chai” is the king of Russian drinks. In our video, we introduce you to the various Russian tea-drinking methods and traditions. You will learn about the most common herbal tea in the country – Ivan Chai – or what Uzvar or Vzvar is, and, of course, how to make and drink tea the Russian way: with special biscuits, jam or even pickles. Plus, we reveal the mystery of why the Russian way of drinking tea is never with lemon!