Strawberry Mojito

Published on Aug 1st, 2018 Just came from my local Whole Foods... strawberries were on sale.  Couldn't be more timely!  We have had very humid and hot temperature this past couple of days, and I was in the mood for a refreshing drink.&nbsp ...

So’Bee Honey Cognac Cocktail

Published on May 30th, 2018 This velvety smooth cocktail is based on a honey and cognac liqueur from the ABK6 company.  Their honey is produced in the heart of the Charente forests, which is in the Cognac region.  Once it is on your p ...

Cinco de Derby Cocktail

Published on May 8th, 2018 Spring has officially arrived!  Welcome it by treating yourself with a refreshing Cinco de Derby cocktail in hand.  A perfect blend of tequila and whiskey rye, which can be substituted with bourbon as per your pr ...

Pimms Berry Madness

Published on Apr 16, 2018 Strawberries are one of the first fruit to ripen in spring and early summer, and this season is soon approaching!  Strawberries are not only low in calorie but also rich in Vitamin C.  They can be used in a v ...

Birch Bark Bitters

Published on Mar 26, 2018 Crush cardamom seeds to release their oils.  Put all ingredients in a glass jar and stir.  Keep infusing in the refrigerator for a minimum of 25 days.

Secret Garden Gin Cocktail

Published on Mar 26, 2018 Perhaps it is the long winter and eagerly anticipated spring that moved me to create this new concoction inspired by the bounty of the garden. Lemon and ginger, cucumber and basil, birch water and elderflower, all come toge ...

Rose Tea Mojito

Published on Mar 8, 2018 These bright and colorful petals come from the pink Damask Roses. These edible rose buds are widely used in a Middle Eastern cuisine. Some other uses include cake decoration, jam, tea or in my case an ingredient for a ...

Simple Syrup Basics

Published on Jan 16th, 2018 This syrup is very easy to make, requiring only two ingredients in equal portions - sugar and water.  Just add one part sugar to one part water and heat the mixture until sugar dissolves, over medium heat. Onc ...

The Paloma

Published on Jan 13, 2018 The Paloma is one of Mexico’s favorite cocktails.  Although, margaritas are most popular here in the US, but in Mexico, the Paloma is king.  The combination of sweet and tart grapefruit, tangy fresh-squeeze ...

Black Berry Rum Bramble

Published on Jan 6, 2018 I know, I know... that's not how you spell blackberry, but there is a reason why I split the word in two.   And the reason is, there is more than one black berry in this gorgeous color cocktail.   T ...

The Marmalade Cocktail

Published on Jan 3, 2018   The Marmalade Cocktail was first featured in the Savoy Cocktail Book by Harry Craddock, published in 1930.  This is a kind of cocktail that's equally appropriate for brunch o ...