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Badoit

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FRANCE sparkling water, joy bubbles since 1778...
Beet (juice)

( salgam suyu )

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TURKEY Spicy juice of an intermediary vegetable between beet and turnip. Salgam is a particular specie of rutabaga looking like a purple carot. Salgam suyu (salgam juice) contains also cracked wheat, levain, garlic, carot juice and yeast. Its particular taste, sour spicy and salted, suits very well with vegetable dishes. Street salesmen sell it generaly in large goblets, but you can also find some supermarket brands : Ízkan, Doganay...
Bicerin

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ITALY Typical recipe of Turin. Hot drink with 3 slices : black chocolate, expresso coffee and whipped cream. Pronounce Bicherin :)
Bissap (juice)

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BURKINA FASO Bissap (also called Karkade) is a celebration drink in Africa. Drunk fresh or warm as a herbal tea, Hibiscus is a plant of the traditional african pharmacopeia. Bissap juice is also drunk in Senegal, Guinea (national drink), Mali (dableni), Ivory Coast, Egypt and Soudan.
Hibiscus dried flowers are washed and boiled until coloration of the cooking water, then the cooled solution is filtered. Sugar, nutmeg and water of orange blossom can be added. One can also add some Tamarine juice, Baobab fruit juice, fresh ginger, lemongrass, etc. Drink chilled.
Bitter rosso (soda)

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ITALY Bitter refreshing red soda elaborated from ten aromatic plants. Ingredients : Water, cane sugar, carbonic anhydride, black carot juice, natural flavors, citric acid. Sold by Abbondio, preservative free colorant free classical italian drink from Piemont.
Boricha

( barley coffeee, called mujicha in Japan )

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SOUTH KOREA, JAPAN Barley coffee (roasted barley herbal tea) is a drink made with crushed and torrefied barley grains. So it contains no cafeine. Golden liquid with a taste going from sweet hazelnut or roasted bread to pronounced coffee taste according to the time it infused.
In summer Boricha is tasted all day long fresh without any add. In winter you can drink it hot with honey or lemon. Cereal teas are Yulmucha (adlay), Boricha (barley), Okusucha (corn tea), Genmaicha (brown rice tea of Japan).
Bouye (juice)

( pain de singe juice )

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SENEGAL Much appreciated in Senegal, Bouye juice is prepared with baobab fruit pulp, concentrated milk, vanilla sugar, water of orange blossom and water. You can add ananas small cubes and coconut grates to obtain the royal version. Baobab fruit (Bouye in wolof) is six times richer in Vitamin C than orange.
Boza

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ALBANIA, BULGARIA, SERBIA, TURKEY Creamy turkish drink obtained by delaying cereals in water. Sold in Bozahane shops or by street salesmen, this drink symbolizes conviviality. It's the beverage of winter familial evenings. Boza is known in the whole ancient ottoman empire area. Boza can also be tasted chilled powdered with cinnamon and accompanied with roasted chickpeas.
Brioschi

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ITALY Effervescente Brioschi are pellets that allow to restitute a digestive drink with lemon flavour. Refreshing and thirst-quenching, effervescente Brioschi is born more than a hundred years ago. Its anti-acid properties make of it "the favourite product of italians after a good lunch." See also Galeffi effervescent (an other lemon-flavour anti-acid).
Bubble tea, Boba tea

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TAIWAN Created on 1980 this drink became so popular that it is now almost considered in Ta´wan as the national drink ! Bubble tea is a mix of green tea or black tea with fruit tastes. It's often drunk in large take-away goblets, its originality coming from the big brown tapioca pearls of the bottom to aspire with a maxi straw. That gives a festive and ludic aspect to the drink.
Bubble tea may be milky or fruity according to your taste, with different flavours (kiwi, qumquat, grenadine, bubbleggum, etc). It's also possible to buy kits to prepare home-made bubble-teas.
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