This Is What A Cup Of Tea Looks Like In 22 Different Countries

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Japan

Japan

Matcha is a powdered green tea from Japan using finely ground, high quality green tea leaves. It's traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies.

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India

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India has a rich and diverse tea history, with traditional Masala Chai tea being served through South Asia for thousands of years before the tea industry exploded during the British colonial era. Pictured above is the white leaf Darjeeling tea, which grows wild in India.

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Britain

Britain

Black tea in the UK can be served on its own or with milk and/or sugar and is taken several times a day. Aim for a golden colour when pouring you milk, and for the love of God, brew the tea first.

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Turkey

Turkey

Turkish Coffee may be the country's most famous warm drink, but cay tea is its most popular, served with every meal, and often in between. The black tea doesn't take milk, but can be served with or without sugar and is usually brewed in a really confusing two-chamber pot.

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