Reblogged from thesunburnking
I know I’ve written about ataaya tea nights at Cameron’s before, but ataaya is such a cool part of Senegalese culture.
It’s a hugely social activity centered around brewing a couple rounds of sugar water flavored with tea. There is a supposed progression of sweet tea, to sweeter tea, to…
The Internet is your friend! My cousins and I order big bags of attaya online and make last a while. It’s so much better than hoping that someone coming to the States for furlough or moving here has space for a couple of small chevelle boxes.
sweet Jesus I miss attaya. There is something about over sweetened tea and the process of making it that the people of Senegal and Gambia have turned into a freaking art form.