“‘I said to the man, “What kind of fruit drinks do people drink around here?” and this is what he gave me. Made from bananas. A banana drink. You’ll like it. It’s what everyone drinks here. It’s got bananas in it.’
‘It’s certainly very ... strongly flavored,’ said Magrat, sipping hers cautiously. ‘Has it got sugar in it too?’
‘Very likely,’ said Nanny. She looked at Granny’s middle-distance frown for a moment, and then picked up her pencil and licked the end professionally.
Anywey one good thing is the drink here is v. cheap theres this one called a Bananana dakry which is basicly Rum with a bananana* in it. I can feel it doin me good. It is v. damp here. I hope we find somewhere to stay tonigt I expect we shal because Esme alweys falls on her feet or at any rate on someones feet. I have drawern a picture of a banananana dakry you can see it is empty right down to the bottom. Love, MUM XXXX*Nanny Ogg knew how to start spelling ‘banana,’ but didn’t know how you stopped.” (p. 190-191)
I used this recipe, substituting the rum & triple sec with pineapple juice for a non-alcoholic version, and it was really good! Like Nanny, I made sure to draw a picture when I was done…
...which actually inspired a plan for this year’s Vegan Month of Food (be sure to sign up quickly if you want to participate; sign ups close September 22) – I’ll be following the daily prompts and including a little sharpie sketch of my food because I also want to participate in Inktober.
Here are Cringer and Daisy sharing the cat tower by the window...