Plantain or Banana Wine (Pombe Ya N’dizi)

From “A Taste of Africa” by Dorinda Hafner. -Tanzania. Needs to mature 3-6 months.

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  • Boil the plantains or bananas in the water for 20 minutes, strain and add the sugar to the liquid. Set aside to cool. Pour into a large jar.
  • Spread both sides of each strip of toast with fresh yeast and drop into strained liquid.
  • Lightly cover jar with a piece of muslin and store in a cool, safe place for 1 week.
  • Strain the liquid after 1 week and store in an airtight container for 3 weeks., then open and strain for a third time.
  • Store in an airtight container for a further 1 month.
  • Finally, open and strain for the fourth and last time, then bottle as wine and cork.
  • The wine may now be chilled and served as normal, however, the longer it is left, the more mature it will become, so serve when it suits you.
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