drinks

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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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

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Spanish Hugo (Elderflower and Cava)

This is the “new” cool drink of the summer, already up, in Germany, and I’m spreading the good news here… Well the original version is from the north of Italy and it contains prosecco, elderflower, lime and mint. In my Spanish version, I’ve used a nice Cava instead of prosecco, and it taste fantastic! Last week… Continue reading Spanish Hugo (Elderflower and Cava)

Appetizers · drinks

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

Appetizers · Desserts · Snacks · Soups · Vegetarian

Almond and pineapple cold soup (ajo blanco de piña)

  This is a summer recipe. It is actually based on the original gazpacho recipe, the “ajo blanco” which is an almond, garlic, bread and vinegar cold soup. The tradition one doesn’t contain pineapple but sometimes grapes are used. Gazpacho existed way before tomatoes were imported in Europe from the New World. Spaniards used to do… Continue reading Almond and pineapple cold soup (ajo blanco de piña)