Dec 23 2011

french martini

The key ingredient in this cocktails is Chambord. Chambord is made in France from black raspberries, honey, vanilla and some herbs. Chambord has been around more than 300 years, since 1685.
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Nov 8 2011

masala chai tea

From the first sip I am enveloped …

As I sit and savor this cup of masala chai tea, I am transposed to a garden swing in Ahmadabad, India, where I sit among friends and taste this tea for the first time.

With the first sip I instantly became enveloped by a bold ‘warmth’ produced from the ginger and the spiciness that stands out from the use of peppercorns in the marsla spice mixture. For the American palate it can be quite surprising.

The combination of flavors, so delightful on my tongue, warmed my body. A knowing smile spread over my face as I realized that I was going to be able to enjoy this tea everyday (several times a day) for the next month while on tour throughout in India.
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Sep 25 2011

cucumber martini

1 1/2 oz. of Bombay
1 oz. simple syrup
1/2 oz. apple schnapps
1/2 oz. of sweet and sour

Add all of the above in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice. Shake and strain into a glass that has muddled cucumber in bottom of the glass.


Jun 15 2011

pimms

It’s Pimm’s O’clock

Pimm’s is Wimbledon’s signature drink, often serving 15,000 each day of the tournament. These days’ people often use Sprite instead of lemonade. Cheers!
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