The tea-loving Afghans enjoy their traditional drink flavored with cardamom and simmered in milk. If you have never had the pleasure of enjoying your tea steeped in milk and flavored with cardamom, do so now! You may never go back!
In Afghanistan, tea is often served in small glasses on a silver tray. I could not find Peshawari style green tea so I used regular green tea. The tea was delicious.
This delightfully fruity, bubbly punch with a bit of brandy is quite a crowd pleaser. It looks great and tastes even better!
A lassi is a yogurt drink that the Pakistanis like to drink sweet for breakfast or salty for lunch and dinner. This recipe is sweetened with honey and is a nutritious drink to enjoy anytime of day.
Blackberry Mint Tea is a refreshing summer drink. Spike it with some rum to liven things up a bit.
Butter tea (paiyu cha) is a staple of the Balti diet. This tea will make your lips feel so supple and soft. An remember, “the third time you share a cup of tea, you become family”.
I do not have an espresso machine, so when I am craving a cafe latte, I whisk some milk in a saucepan to create foam. It only takes a minute and turns regular coffee into a creamy sensation. The vanilla extract adds a subtle flavor that I can’t do without.
I adapted the delicious and refreshing Canada cocktail drink into this Canadian Whisky Slush. It’s very good, especially if you use good Canadian whisky.
(Note: In Canada, the word “whisky” does NOT contain an “e”)
A Cape Cod is made with vodka and cranberry juice. Serve your Cape Cod martini style for an outdoor party.
This drink is similar to a piña colada, but uses vodka instead of rum. I like mine with lots of coconut, so feel free to add more pineapple if you like a fruitier tropical drink.
This Chocolate Espresso Martini Recipe makes a delicious rich martini with a nice caffeine jolt.
A large glass pitcher filled with sparkling Sangria is a call for celebration!
The refreshing and fruity Bengal Tiger Cocktail is made with brandy, a cherry liqueur an orange liqueur (Cointreau) and pineapple juice.
Cranberries, orange zest and cinnamon are used to flavor vodka in this delicious cocktail.
This creamy tea custard recipe is ideal for a tea party on a hot day.
Foggy London Punch is a delicious rum punch made with ice cream and coffee or tea.
A refreshing drink for a hot summer day. Perfect for your Great Gatsby book club party.
One of my favorite ways to get a party started is with a fruity sangria. You can use a variety of fruits to match the season. I walk the grocery store aisles and pick up fruit that I think would look good together.
Fresh squeezed lemonade makes this a refreshing summertime drink. The vodka makes it fun!
A soothing, warming after-dinner drink made with Irish whiskey, sugar syrup and topped with whipped cream. You better double this recipe.
Wassail originated in Germany and is a hot mulled cider. This recipe is tart, spicy, and not overly sweet. The wonderful aromas wafting from the simmering wassail will have you singing Christmas carols. Add red wine to taste for a spiced wine wassail.