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Sangria Española (sugar-free)

An authentic Sangria Española without sugar, with diced apple, peach and orange, plus a little fizz in the end to make it extra festive! The word Sangria comes from the word “sangre” which means blood, therefore a traditional sangria should be the color of blood. Nowadays there are tons of different variation of sangrias out… Continue reading Sangria Española (sugar-free)

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Pomegranate Vodka Martini

Pomegranate Vodka Martini is a fizzy, festive and fruity drink perfect for the holidays! A homemade grenadine syrup with a touch of mandarin. Simple, elegant and festive this drink will make you the most popular host this holiday season. Made with a fast and easy homemade grenadine syrup containing fresh pomegranate grains, mandarin and sugar. To make… Continue reading Pomegranate Vodka Martini

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Glühwein (german mulled wine)

This traditional german drink is magical… especially outdoors; the famous Glühwein (mulled wine). Spiced aroma and heart warming holiday drink perfect to forget the cold. This warm and spiced wine is made to be taken outside, at the christmas market but it could also just be outside after a winter activity or to welcome guests over… Continue reading Glühwein (german mulled wine)

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Skinny Eggnog Latte

Skinny Eggnog Latte is a creamy, festive and spicy way to start the holidays! This version is a skinny version meaning I’ve discarded the yolk which contains most of the fat and all the cholesterol from the egg. This christmassy drink by excellence is especially great with a touch of Brandy or Cognac. On a… Continue reading Skinny Eggnog Latte

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Skinny Kir Royal with Blueberries

Skinny Kir Royal with blueberries is an elegant and tasty way to break the ice before your next dinner party. It’s an aperitif from France, although usually it’s made out of creme de cassis which is a smooth blackcurrant 15% liquor. This drink is one of the only wine “cocktail” out there, with sangria, of course. In… Continue reading Skinny Kir Royal with Blueberries

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Tropical Sangria

Hibiscus-pineapple Sangria is a ruby red, bubbly and exotic tasting Sangria, perfect for those hot summer days. The flavor of hibiscus tea, for the ones that don’t know it yet, resembles cranberries juice, there is a certain bitterness to it. So usually you add some kind of sweetener to it and it turns it into… Continue reading Tropical Sangria

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Pink pepper Gin Tonic

Pink pepper Gin Tonic is your next way to start the weekend in good company. This version is a slightly spicy. In Barcelona, the gin tonic is “the drink”, if you go walk around you’ll often see in the windows, “we have 40 types of gin” or similar information. Before moving over sea, I didn’t know a… Continue reading Pink pepper Gin Tonic

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Cappuccino on the rocks

This coffee is a a great start to those hot summer days. All the elements to your favorite cappuccino are in there, with a few extra ice cubes to it. It’s not really a recipe, more an idea. First of all, I foam the milk for about 20 seconds with those really affordable manual milk frother (the ones… Continue reading Cappuccino on the rocks

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Dirty Cilantro Mojito

Dirty Cilantro Mojito is a great alternative to the traditional one, this mojito is just as refreshing and tasty as the original. Often in recipes you’ll see mint to be substitute by cilantro or vice versa… Well, I add a bunch of cilantro leaves to use… so guess what I had to try?… a Cilantro Mojito, of course! A… Continue reading Dirty Cilantro Mojito

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Tamarind Iced Tea

Tamarind Iced Tea makes one of the healthiest and tastiest Iced Tea to cool down on a hot summer day! Served with extra lime, cilantro leaves and lots of ice cubes to make it extra fresh! Tamarind iced tea is the drink to quench your thirst this summer. The hardest part of the recipe is… Continue reading Tamarind Iced Tea