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Tamarind Iced Tea or juice is the new lemonade this summer! The healthiest and tastiest drinks to cool down on a hot summer day! Served with extra lime, cilantro and lots of ice cubes to make it extra chilled! Homemade Tamarind iced tea is the drink to quench your thirst this summer. The hardest part of the recipe is to figure out a place where to buy those brown, beans look alike, fruits. Then it’s basically soaking them and squeezing the pulp out to make this fantastic iced tea. Tamarindo has a particularly sour taste, just like lemon or lime. And just like them, tamarind needs some sugar to balance its acidity resulting in this famous ‘sweet and sour’ dynamic duo we all love. Where is Tamarind from? The tree grows around the world actually, although it comes from Africa, today it grows everywhere from Asia to South America and its fruit is…

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 broth and tomato juice) instead of simple tomato juice, they call it Bloody Caesar. Since Clamato isn’t easy to find in  Europe… maybe in latin american stores… I have to use tomato juice, and spice it up. Also add to import a few thing from Canada to make it, like the celery salt, which I think is an important element to this drink. Obviously, living in Spain, I add a little ingredient called “Salsa Espinaler” which is basically a vinegar and paprika sauce instead of the Worcestershire sauce. The origin of the drink isn’t clear, but…

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