Spiced milk tea

Shahi be Leben

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Tekebash & Saba: Recipes from the Horn of Africa

By Saba Alemayoh

Published 2023

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This is like a masala chai or chai latte. It tastes better the longer you brew it, but also works in quick time. Khartoum has a huge tea culture with street sellers at every corner. I guess it’s a blend of the British colonial history and the Arab influence.

A shot of Amarula will make this a lovely adult cuppa. Amarula is a liqueur from South Africa. Although similar to Baileys, it has a peachy, earthy flavour. This is most certainly not traditional, but rather something we created