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Entries with Keyword Yerba Mate

If by “good” you mean “addictive and strangely delicious,” then yes. If you are among the uninitiated in one of Argentina’s most sacred cultural and gastronomic traditions (OK Southern Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay also get to lay claim too) and …

Take that, Susannah Mushatt Jones, who at 116 years old has been crowned the “oldest person in the world”: there’s a new oldest woman in town and she is armed with mate.

As various local media outlets have …

Today, November 30th, National Mate (mah-tay) Day is being celebrated for the first time in Argentina.

It comes as a slight surprise that this wasn’t actually a thing before, given the copious amounts consumed daily by — give or take …

“Yerba mate raises morale, sustains the muscular system, augments strength and allows one to endure privations. In a word, it is a valiant aid.” -French Society of Hygiene, 1909

Well, if the French Society of Hygiene says it, it must …