Mojito Recipe With a Twist: Pineapple and Lavender Mojito

I love the refreshing taste of mojitos. But more than the taste, mojitos evokes great memories for me –lounging on a hammock overlooking the beach in Playa Del Carmen sipping classic mojitos, watermelon mojitos, and melon mojitos. An endless amount of mojitos as we let time fly. And recently, at Terre Bleu lavender festival, I was able to enjoy a new mojito recipe so refreshingly divine, I had to recreate the taste: pineapple lavender mojito (recipe below). Mojito Origin and History The mojito, like many cocktails, has a very interesting history, one full of disputes regarding its origin. From the …

Lavender Simple Syrup Recipe with Real Lavender

Sugar (simple) syrup can easily be enhanced by a variety of herbs or fruit. One of my favourite herb to use for a little floral kick is lavender. For my Lavender simple syrup recipe below, fresh lavender blossoms are steeped with water and sugar on low heat to create a sweet syrup with a light floral aroma perfect for flavouring your favourite cocktails or other sweet sinful delights or with this refreshing Lavender Pineapple Mojito recipe. When choosing your lavender blossoms for this lavender syrup recipe, use unopened buds that have not flowered completely —opt for the buds that are bright …

How to make fruit tea from fresh fruit

I’m not a coffee girl. I have never been one and even if I age to 100, I cannot see myself enjoying it. I do not like the taste, although I have to admit, I do enjoy the smell of it. On the contrary, I LOVE tea. I am THE tea girl. I have a lot of it when I’m sick, a lot of it when I’m not, and a ton of it when I’m eating anything with fish. Don’t ask me why, Jose just tosh it up to my many quirks. Hot Fruit Tea 1 teaspoon tea (I used Coconut …

Wasabi Caesar

Main Ingredient 1/2 tsp of hot horseradish 4-7 dashes of Tabasco Sauce 4-7 dashes of Worcestershire sauce 3 dashes of salt and pepper 1 to 2 cups of Motts Clamato juice Wasabi flavoured seaweed, shredded into tiny pieces soaked in 1 oz. of vodka Spicy Rimmer (Mix all ingredients except lime wedge and store it) 1/4 cup celery salt 2 tablespoon freshly cracked black pepper 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 lime wedge for rimming Use the wedge of the lime to moisten the rim of the glass. Rim with spicy rimmer. Caesar mix: Fill a  glass with ice. Add all main ingredients …