Tea time tea rituals and tea cups span the globe. Unique rituals and ceremonies are steeped in history for one of the oldest drinks in the world. Discover and emulate beautiful tea rituals from around the world.
Russian Tea Glass Holders called podstakannik (Russian: подстака́нник, literally "thing under the glass"), or tea glass holder. Their primary purpose is to be able to hold a very hot glass of tea, which is usually consumed right after it is brewed.
Feel the Russian hospitality at Helvetia Hotel! All the guests of Helvetia Hotel are invited to the RUSSIAN TEA which is served every day from 4 pm till 6 pm in the lounge. Not the every hotel offers its clients the opportunity to taste the delicious Russian food and fragrant tea! Visit us and try it yourself!
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For a cup of Russian tea, several types of black leaves are brewed separately and then mixed in the cup. Like Turkey, Russia traditionally uses a multi-chamber pot, called a samovar, with a chamber for water and a chamber for brewing the tea.