Pakistan’s Goat-Grown Hashish

A Pakistani hashish seller shows off his “black gold” in the country’s northern tribal region.

By Abubakar Siddique
For Noor Muhammad Afridi, dealing in “Awal Namber Garda” is more than just his life’s work.

By providing the black, sticky hashish that keeps his customers very happy, he’s keeping up a long, family tradition.

Just like his forefathers in the Afridi clan, the 32-year-old from Pakistan’s tribal areas along the Pakistan-Afghan border has become a connoisseur of the local delicacy, aged to perfection with a centuries-old technique.

“If you put [freshly prepared] hash resin into a goatskin or a sheepskin, it matures into something very good,” he says. “It is well-preserved inside the skin, which also adds oil to it.” (More …)

via Pakistan’s Goat-Grown Hashish.

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