BOZA - NEW
Bulgaria has been flooded with Euro foreigners at the border coming over to buy Boza since joining the EU! The reason for this is? It allegedly make women??™s breast larger if regularly consumed. This is a traditional Balkan drink made from fermented flour with nominal alcohol content similar to ginger beer in strength. The best Boza is made from millet flour.
Boza is made of various kinds of flour (barley, oats, corn, wheat), but best quality and tasting Boza is made from millet flour.
It takes about a week in total to make and in two stages but does produce 5 litres of the Boza. Why not have a go!?
For the fermenting agent (Stage One)
2 level tsp flour, (millet if available)
200 ml warm mineral water
1 tsp sugar
For the Boza (Stage Two)
5 litres mineral water
Boza fermenting mixture (prepared previously)
Put the flour in a frying pan and heat whilst continuously stirring until creamy in colour. Remove from the heat and mix with the water well, then add the sugar. Leave it in a warm place for 3 days stirring every morning and evening.
Put the flour in a dry frying pan over a medium heat stirring throughout unit the flour turns into a creamy colour. Mix this cooked flour with a little lukewarm mineral water. Pour the mixture into a big saucepan filled with the remainder of the 5 litres of water and bring to the boil. Then add the sugar and continue to boil and stir until al the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and leave to cool to room temperature. Add the boza fermenting mixture and stir well. Leave the mixture in a warm place for 2-3 days where it will ferment. Pour into clean screw capped plastic bottle and store in the fridge.