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Swahili News

East African "Dawa Medicine" Cocktail Recipe

July 21, 2015

"Dawa" is the Swahili word for medicine. These hand-carved sticks are used for mixing the famous East African Dawa Cocktail and are made from neem, which is a healing wood. Recipe:1-2 shots of vodka1 tablespoon of honey1 tablespoon fresh lime juiceChunks of fresh limeSmall chunks of broken icePut all of the ingredients into a glass and muddle well with the Dawa Sticks. Enjoy!

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