The cebador is an important figure in the world of yerba mate. The cebador, or mate gourd pourer, is responsible for preparing and serving the traditional South American drink.
The cebador begins by filling the mate gourd with yerba mate leaves. Then, they carefully pour hot water over the leaves, making sure not to over-saturate them. The cebador will often use a metal bombilla, or straw, to stir the yerba mate and ensure that it is evenly mixed.
Once the yerba mate is prepared, the cebador will pass the mate gourd to the person who will be drinking it. This person will take a sip from the bombilla and then pass the mate gourd back to the cebador, who will refill it with water and pass it back to the drinker. This continues until the yerba mate is finished.
The cebador plays a crucial role in the yerba mate drinking experience, ensuring that the mate is prepared and served correctly.
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