Try something new this Christmas by serving these beautiful boozy creations during the festive season.
Ghanaian beverages are arguably more nutritious than the imports. Every tribe has its beverage, but the people of the North are well known for having a wide of drinks that are often prepared from special grains and plants.
These Ghanaian merry making drinks are entirely distinct and delicious and have so many different variations. One of the things that makes our cherished Ghanaian drinks stand out aside its nutritional values is its names. The names of these drinks alone can make us nostalgic for simpler times and classic holiday cheer. Treat your family and friends this season to one of these Christmas drinks and halt on the Champagnes and fizzy drinks. You just might rekindle our old tradition! (Lets Go Back To Our Roots)
Kwasydanyels.com.gh brings you 4 Ghanaian beverages to replace your champagnes this festive season.
Also, referred to as ‘Palmie’ by many, this is a sweet, nutritious drink derived from the palm tree. It is delicious when its freshly tapped, but after a few days when it gets fermented, it acquires a slightly sour taste which indicates there is the presence of alcohol.
Pito is made from fermented millet or sorghum or sometimes malt and its popularly found in Northern part of Ghana. It can be served warm or cold and usually in a calabash. It is a strong alcoholic traditional beer that is sometimes used in performing certain traditional rites.
Make merry this festive season with this delicious drink made from the hibiscus leaves. It is a very healthy treat for everyone and also for all ages. Also called Bissap, this drink is infused with ginger and pineapple juices to give it its sharp taste. It is usually served with any spicy meal.
FYI, it’s “Burkina” not “Brukina” as many of you buyers continue to say. The fantastic drink which can even be taken as a main meal because of its density is made up of fresh milk, millet and sugar. It’s so popular someone made a song out of it.