Translating to “angry passion” in Italian, this cocktail pairs passion fruit with Calabrian chilies.“If it grows together, it goes together” is often a mantra for pairing flavors, and the relationship between chili peppers and agave is no different. There is something unexpected and delightful about a cocktail that has a lingering spiciness to contrast its…
We took this picture when Thom and Marina were visiting us in London. 🙂 We sure miss it there.
I was reading Murder in the Dark by Kerry Greenwood and at the end of chapter 6 the author shared the recipe for Satan’s Whiskers. Being entirely enchanted, I immediately set about making the cocktail.
1 part gin
1 part Grand Marnier
1 part dry vermouth
1 part sweet vermouth
1 part orange juice
dash of orange bitters
This recipe is found in: Greenwood, K. (2009). Murder in the dark: A Phryne Fisher Mystery. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press. In my copy it is on page 86. Please immediately drop whatever you are doing and start reading one of the excellent Phryne Fisher Murder Mysteries. 😉
My parent’s ranch. I wish I was having some drinks with them right now. 😉
It is too hot outside. So to cool off, I created the Limoncello Spritzer.
1 part Limoncello
1 part Vodka
1 part lemonade
1 part soda water
This drink will work either blended or stirred, but don’t shake (at least not vigorously) lest your top blow off. Watch how much ice you put in, the more ice, the less you will be able to taste the lemony goodness. Garnish with a mint and for an added bonus, let the mint slip down into the drink. 😉 Enjoy.
Tanabata, also known as the Star Festival, is once again on our doorstep and now with this “how to” video you can make your very own Raindrop Cake to celebrate! This “How to make Star Festival Raindrop Cake” video comes with English subtitles and easy step-by-step instructions, so you’ll be swallowing down delicious raindrops in…