Country: Panama   /   Village: Embera Drua
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Food & Drinks


This Embera woman prepares a non-alcoholic version of Chicha de Maiz as part of a meal for a group of visitors. The beverage, made from corn and sugar cane juice, is sweet and refreshing. If allowed to ferment for a few days it becomes a sour but potent tonic.

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