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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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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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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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Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour is a gem from Peru, this foamy lemonade cocktail contains; pisco (grape distilled beverage), limes, syrup and a foamed egg white topped with a few drop of angostura. I know the egg white can scare a few away… there is a little risk of getting sick but there isn’t any problem if you get a… Continue reading Pisco Sour

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Hibiscus Sangria

Summer is almost here… it’s time for outdoor fun, it’s time for a refreshing Sangria! Here is a slightly different one, a healthier version from the traditional red wine sangria. It’s the Hibiscus Sangria with mango, mandarin and lime slices and Cava (sparkling wine), to make it extra bubbly! I’ve seen a recipe not long ago of… Continue reading Hibiscus Sangria

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Holy Bloody Mary

For those last days of cold, before the heat comes, just a little hot Bloody Mary drink will warm you up! Those are so delicious and different then most cocktails, it’s a bit of everything; spice, veggies, vodka… Back in Canada, where I’m from, they do drink a version with Clamato juice (mildly spicy clam… Continue reading Holy Bloody Mary