Enjoy a cup of tea the Bhutanese way with this traditional tea set. Bhutanese enjoy their tea churned with butter and salt. A drink called suja, accompanied by a side of Zao – roasted puffed rice, and Sip – bitten corn flakes. Suja is served in a wooden cup called phob in Dzongkha while the sides are served either in a dhapa – a wooden box or a bangchu – a rattan box.
This is set is made of :
- a Dhapa: These traditional bowls are hand-carved from wood burl, before being coated in natural oil. They are used as a box to store items or as bowls to offer snacks and soups. Dimension: approx 18 cm.
Price per unit: US$ 106
- a phob: These traditional cups are hand-carved from wood, before being coated in natural oil. They are used to drink tea or local liquor. Dimension: approx 5 cm, contain 50 ml
Price per unit: US$ 27
- a Bhutanese black tea :
This organic black tea is grown in rural Bhutan as part of the Aides and Actions project that support Youngs in rural communities by providing skill and help in marketing their products. Quantity: 50 grams, comes in a cotton pouch. Price per unit: US$12.69
- a portion of Zao, roasted puffed rice
- a portion of Sip, bitten corn flakes
- a woven pouch: These pouches are made with Bhutanese textiles and come in a variety of colors. They are used to keep small items and are perfect for snacks or loose leaf tea.
Price per unit: US$ 9
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