Drinks

Coffee, Juice, Tea and etc

Chai (Spiced tea)-Chai ya Viungo

To make gourmet chai (spiced Tea) please use 4 cups of whole milk instead of low-fat. 4 cups of milk 1 cup of water 1 tsp. whole black peppercorn 1?2 tsp. or 9 whole cloves 1 long cinnamon stick (about 4 inches) 1 tbsp. whole cardamom pods (opened a bit) 1 tbsp. minced ginger 4…

Papaya Juice – Maji ya Papai

  Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. (3/4 kg) papaya 2 – 3 cups water ( Use ¬†only 1 cup of water for a smoothie texture) 1/4 cup white sugar (Optional) You can also use a little bit of honey Peel the papaya and remove all seeds In a blender, blend papaya, water and sugar until smooth.…

Lemongrass Tea – Chai ya Mchaichai

Lemongrass (mchaichai) has citrus flavor with a mild taste of lemon rind. In Tanzania lemongrass is used mostly for tea. Its aroma in tea is fresh and lemony but without that strong lime taste. When I was a kid, I remember we had a few lemongrass bushes and our relative known as Bibi Morris would…

Baobab Juice- Maji ya Mabuyu

Baobab (bay-oh-bab) a very healthy fruit found in almost all countries of Africa, is just starting to gain popularity in the western world. The white part of the seed can be used as an ingredient in different kind of recipes that ask for tamarind or lime, in Tanzania, baobab is mainly used to make juice…