This is a fascinating and original film.
The confusing thing is that we don’t see them selling any bread whatsoever. Is it all charity?
Dry Season. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. 2006. Chad.
- half a liter of water
- a small handful of dried hibiscus flowers
- some slices of ginger root
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 3 cloves
- sugar to taste
Put all the ingredients (except the sugar and rum) into a pot and let simmer for ten minutes. Add the sugar and simmer for five more minutes. Let the pot cool off and strain. Pour into ice-filled tumbler with the rum.
This drink is traditionally made without any alcohol.