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Beet Juice and Ginger, Swahili Detox

The healthy drink in the bars of Lamu, Malindi and Watamu is popular.

05-07-2020 di redazione

It is one of the most detox drinks you can taste on the Kenyan coast, and particularly in Lamu, in some Swahili bars that offer fresh juices (the unmissable tamarind, the classic passion and many others). We are talking about beet juice and ginger.
It is delicious because it is not very sweet and the combination of beet with the spicy and lemony ginger creates an inimitable taste that also goes well with certain dishes. With the hot summer climates on the equator, we recommend it for salads based on cheese such as feta and halloumi, or even with smoked sailfish, in certain lunches where you can do without wine to "keep" yourself a bit.
But beetroot and ginger juice is ideal drunk at breakfast, on an empty stomach or with coffee and biscuits. It's a healthy source of energy that helps keep out tropical pitfalls, with the natural antibiotic power of ginger and the invigorating and cleansing power of beet.
In Malindi they offer it very good (also takeaway) at the Juice Garden on Kenyatta Road, next to Jabreen. It's worth tasting!
For those who want to do it at home with a centrifuge, we recommend adding a carrot and mint leaves.

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