Traditionally brewed with milk and a mix of sweet spices, Swahili tea reflects the rich multicultural influences of East Africa's coastal region.
With a selection of fine Tanzanian spices & coconut as the essential ingredient of the local cuisine, this revisited version of the Swahili tea will transport you on the shores of the Indian Ocean for a breathtaking sunset and more..
Ingredients : Kenyan black tea (79%), Coconut (6,5%), Spices (cardamon, cinamon, cloves, ginger) (11%), Naturals flavors, Marigold petals.
Get to know more about the Swahili Coast and its unique cuisine :
The Swahili Coast refers to the East Africa's coastal stripe alongside the Indian Ocean.
From southern Somalia to northern Mozambique, it includes the Kenyan and Tanzanian littoral also as the archipelagos of Zanzibar & the Comoros.
The premise of the Swahili culture was documented as early as the 1st century with trade activities alongside the East African Coast.
The Swahili people were traders and merchants from a mix of inland Bantu speaking Africans and Arabs who both emigrated on the coast. Through the Indian Ocean trade, the exposition to other cultures (Persian, Indian, Portugese & Chinese) and the different migrations waves, they had absorbed naturally many foreign influences.
Located alongside the spendid beaches of the Indian Ocean, surrounded by countless coconut trees, the Swahili cuisine is characterised by the usage of coconuts abundantly available locally.
Spices hold also a special place in the Swahili cuisine. First introduced through trade, it has been cultivated in the region ever after . The archipelago of Zanzibar is famous for its spice cultivation, especially for cloves.