Sima- Finnish Fermented Lemon May Day Drink

What would you say if I told you that with just a couple lemons, some sugar, yeast and water you could be enjoying a...

Cucumber Agua Fresca with Lemon and Mint

Just about every Moroccan cookbook I saw had a recipe for a cucumber salad with mint leaves, lemon and, in some variations, orange blossom...

Ginger, Lemongrass and Thai Basil Sparkler

Despite my love of fun, non-alcoholic beverages (kombucha, tea, lemonade, hibiscus coolers, etc., etc.), I’m always dropping the ball when it comes to making...

Mahana Cocktail

You guys may have noticed that Thursday’s post went up late and Friday’s post was non-existent.  This was supposed to be Friday’s post, but...

Ginger and Lemongrass Syrup

It’s not exactly groundbreaking, but here’s the lovechild of my two favorite syrups: ginger and lemongrass.  The condiment shelves in my fridge are generally...

Natalia’s Green Lemonade

I’ve had my Vita-mix for several years now and I’ve been drinking green smoothies on and off since then. But they’ve never become a...

Shandy for One, Australian “Lemonade”

When I research foods from various countries I try to get my hands on as many cookbooks as I can… old, new, popular, obscure,...

Sujonggwa- Persimmon Punch

I’m pretty sure that this punch is popular year round in Korea, but the first thing I thought of when I took a sip...

Chicha Morada- Peruvian Purple Corn Drink

Had I seen these gorgeous purple corn husks outside of a Latin American grocery, I would have guessed that they were purely ornamental, much...