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AGBALUMO LASSI

Overview

The African star apple popularly known as Agbalumo is a fruit native to West Africa. It occurs occasionally between December to April. The taste of African star apple is quiet complex, depending on the stage of maturity, it can be terribly sour or amazingly sweet. This fruit is usually eaten as a snack or made into a drink.

Health Benefits

  • Treats toothache
  • Treats sore throat
  • Lowers blood sugar
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • High in vitamin c
  • Prevents nausea
  • Treats constipation

Ingredients

  • 5 African star apple fruit (Agbalumo)
  • 1 Orange
  • Plain yoghurt
  • Grated ginger
  • Mint leaves
  • Honey
  • Ice cubes
  • Soda Water

STEPS

  1. Cut African start apple in two and scoop out the agbalumo into a plate
  2. Cut orange in two
  3. Extract orange juice
  4. Place agbalumo extract and orange juice in a blender
  5. Add plain yoghurt, grated ginger, honey and mint leaves
  6. Add ice cubes and blend properly
  7. Pour juice in a glass cup
  8. Then serve

CASSRUM COCKTAIL

Health Benefits

  • High in vitamin c
  • Immune booster
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Boosts heart health

 Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 15ml Cassis
  • 10ml Lemon juice
  • 50ml Ginger beer
  • 50ml Rum

STEPS

  1. Pour ice cubes in glass cup
  2. Add 10ml lemon juice
  3. Add 15ml cassis
  4. Add rum
  5. Stir properly
  6. Add ginger beer

Enjoy Cassrum cocktail!