Drinks

Spicy and Sweet Ginger Lemonade

It’s been a little while since I’ve been on a ginger bender and I thought with the holidays coming up, it was the perfect...

Laban Al Loz- Fragrant Almond Milk with Orange Blossom Water

I generally pride myself on my ability to do menial and repetitive tasks but I will say that blanching almonds might just be my...

Chanh Muối- Quick Salty Limeade

Before my trip to Vietnam I anxiously checked the weather reports on a daily basis.  I’d chosen to visit during the shoulder season, when...

Papaya, Pineapple and Ginger Cooler

I’d like to say that I set out to create a mocktail to balance out the boozy beverages I’ve been posting around here, but...

Tej- Ethiopian Honey Wine

This recipe is so simple that it almost doesn’t warrant a post.  But it’s a super quick and easy alternative to T’ej, Ethiopian’s honey...

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...

Date with Fate Smoothie

The inspiration for this one comes from the Garden Isle.  I’m not sure how the topic of smoothies came up, but a friend from...

Lait de Poule- Spiked Eggnog

I feel like the holiday season doesn’t officially begin until I have my first sip of eggnog.   And although I’ve done my best to...

Rhubarb and Ginger Mojito

Although I’m happy (and lucky) to live in Honolulu, there sure are a lot of things I miss about living on the mainland.  Proximity...

Apple and Cucumber Juice

Before getting into the apple and cucumber juice conversation, let me tell you something about myself. I grew up in a household where the...