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Somali Spiced Tea (Shaah) Recipe

June 28, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about the smells of home which includes tea laced with cardamom and cloves. This tea recipe is also spiced with cinnamon and black pepper.

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Cafe Latte Recipe

June 27, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

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.

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Instant Chai Tea Recipe

| by Annie | beverages

This is a 5 star chai tea recipe with just the right amount of spiciness and creaminess.

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Pretty Pink Pomegranate Lemonade Recipe

May 27, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

The combination of pomegranate juice and lemon juice is so tasty and refreshing on a hot summer day. Try adding a splash of coconut rum to each glass for an extra special “adult” lemonade.

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Middle Eastern Lemonade Recipe

May 23, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

Nothing tastes better than fresh squeezed lemonade on a hot and sultry day. This Arabic limonada is flavored with orange blossom water and garnished with fresh mint. It is wonderful

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Peppermint Tea Recipe

May 6, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

Peppermint tea is sweetened with honey and flavored with lemon. Served hot in the winter, this tea is soothing and warming. Served over ice in the summer, this tea is refreshing and thirst quenching. I like to serve this tea on Christmas morning.

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Mango Lassi Recipe

May 3, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

Lassi is a yogurt based drink commonly enjoyed in India and Pakistan. This lassi recipe is made with mangoes and garnished with cardamom. If you want to liven up your book club party, this would taste great with a little rum or vodka 🙂

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Afghan Chai Recipe

May 1, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

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.

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English Breakfast and Earl Grey Tea Custard Recipe

March 7, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

This creamy tea custard recipe is ideal for a tea party on a hot day.

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Blackberry Mint Tea Recipe

March 3, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

Blackberry Mint Tea is a refreshing summer drink. Spike it with some rum to liven things up a bit.

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Hot Wassail Recipe

July 6, 2014 | by Annie | beverages

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.

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Trough Water Lemonade Recipe

October 6, 2012 | by Marilyn | beverages

Don’t be afraid – this Trough Water Lemonade is made with purified water and fresh squeezed lemons.    I ended up tripling this recipe to make 6 quarts so I could serve it in my lemonade jar.

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Apricot Lassi Recipe

August 29, 2010 | by Lisa | beverages

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.

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Butter Tea (Paiyu Cha) Recipe

| by Lisa | beverages

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”.

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