Russian-Style Tea: How to Use a Samovar

Russia is a great tea-drinking nation, and no Russian living-room is complete without the distinctive samovar bubbling away in the corner. Ever-present in the home interiors of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky novels, the appliance remains a fixture of Russian contemporary life, from Moscow to Siberia. The one concession to modernity is that nowadays it is usually heated electrically, rather than by ... Read Full Article