Boukha

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Boukha (Tunisian Arabic: بوخة‎) is a distilled beverage produced from figs. It originated in the Tunisian Jewish community, where most of it is still produced.

Etymology[edit]

Its name means 'alcohol vapor' in Judeo-Tunisian Arabic. It is obtained by simple distillation of Mediterranean figs. Its alcohol percentage ranges between 36 and 40 percent.

Overview[edit]

Boukha can be consumed straight at room temperature or cold,[1] or serve as the basis for cocktails and for fruit salad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boukha Bokobsa". Archived from the original on 6 April 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2011.