Category: Drinks


Drinks, Togolese cuisine

Tamarind juice

Fresh tamarind fruit 1 to 2 liters of water Sugar according to your taste Macerate the seeds in the water for about ten minutes. Knead with your own hand to extract the juice then filter, sweeten and perfume eventually. Serve well fresh.


Best Lemonade Ever

Best Lemonade Ever 5 lemons 6 cups water Sugar to taste   Cut lemons in half. Juice each lemon through a strainer into a large measuring cup. Keep juicing until you have 2 cups of lemon juice. Add water and stir in sugar. For lemonade using honey in place of sugar, simply replace the sugar […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Drinks, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Sobolo (Sorrel) with pineapple and mint

Sobolo is the Ghanaian name for a tea made out of rosella leaves, also referred to as Bissap, Zobo or Sorrel. Sobolo (Bissap, Zobo, Sorrel or hibiscus tea) is a cool drink found in most West African countries. It is a dark red-purple (ruby red) colored juice. It tastes sour, a bit grapey and a […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine nigériane, Drinks, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Sorrel (Bissap) drink

Sorrel (Bissap) drink Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Sorrel has one of the highest levels of antioxidants of any widely available food. According to some studies, antioxidants enhance nitic oxide production in the body which reduces blood sugar, reduce cancer and oxidized lipids. Sorrel also exhibit activities against atherosclerosis, liver disease, cancer, diabetes and other metabolic syndromes. […]

Drinks, Healthy-living

Beet Juice

Beet Juice 1 beetroot 1 carrot 1 apple 1/2 lemon Choose organic and wash the ingredients but there is no need to peel them. Chop into chunks and in the juicer. Consume immediately to optimize benefits. According to the 12 Health Benefits of Beetroot Juice: Helps lower blood pressure Improves exercise stamina May improve […]

Drinks, Togolese cuisine

Pineapple Ginger Juice

Pineapple Ginger Juice 8 cups water 1 cup granulated sugar 3 cups ginger chopped 2 cups pineapple juice 2 cups pineapple chopped 1-2 cups sugar Rum (Optional) Blend the pineapple, pineapple juice, sugar and water. Strain Blend the ginger an the remaining water. – I add the chunk of ginger because I have a very […]

Drinks, Healthy-living

Lemon Ginger Water Metabolism Booster

Lemon Ginger Water Metabolism Booster The juice of 2 large lemons 1 lemon 1 cup ginger root 4 tablespoons honey A dash of cinnamon Water Blend the ginger, honey, lemon juice and 4 cups of water for a few minutes, then pour over a strainer to remove the chunks of ginger.   Rinse with 1/2 gallon of […]