Boukha bottle
Boukha bottle

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

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

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

References

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

See also