Tujia grind tea (Camellia)
Grind the tea, also known as sansheng Tang, Camellia, is a leaf (from the fresh leaves of tea production and down), ginger and raw Mi Ren three kinds of raw materials mixing ground, soup, add water after cooking, hence the name. Tujia people think grind is going to quench their thirst of tea food and eliminating pathogen from the cold medicine.
When making mashed tea, is commonly used among teas, accompanied by fried cooked peanuts, Sesame, rice flower, and so on. In addition, also add some ginger, salt, pepper (powder).
Tujia brothers has a habit of grind to drink tea. People work to go home at noon, in total to have drinks before dinner Bowl tea grind faster. If the day of the elderly do not grind to drink tea, malaise, spirit of sorts, a grind of tea is as important as the meal, locally called "energy soup". However, if friends and relatives come in the door, then grind to drink tea at the same time, must also have a few discs of refreshments. Tea light, crisp foods, such as peanuts, potato chips, melon seeds, rice flower, such as sugar, fish, to add a grind of tea taste.