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Beverages

Pumpkin, Apple and Kale Juice

Pumpkin, Apple and Kale Juice

Fresh, clean and lightly sweet with a subtle note of that lovely warmth only fresh ginger can bring – this is the perfect way to midweek rejuvenation! This time of year brings added stress and a crunch on our time. Blended juices are a great […]

Pumpkin Scented Hot Toddy

Pumpkin Scented Hot Toddy

If you’re looking for the perfect brew to chase away the chill in the air this is a great place to start. It’s a marvelous blend of complex flavors that delicately weave their layers into complete harmony with beautiful notes of spice and maple swirling […]

Bicerin

Bicerin

The depth of bittersweet chocolate mingles beautifully with a rich dark roasted coffee. A quick stir to swirl them together before finishing with a soft, fluffy cloud of sweetened whipped cream and just a tiny bit more chocolate. Finally the weather is cooling off so […]

Fig and Strawberry Smoothies

Fig and Strawberry Smoothies

Nature’s sweetness swirls throughout this thick, creamy beverage. It’s a simple collection of fruit – gorgeous dried figs bringing along an autumn note, strawberries with their bright, fresh flavor and bananas sharing a sweet, natural creaminess. They all work in harmony delivering something quite nice. […]

Basil and Lemon Martinis

Basil and Lemon Martinis

Gather up that last bit of basil from your garden, a few lemons from the market and you’re on your way to shaking up a bright martini with subtle complexities. It’s an ideal way to toast the last of summer! At first whiff there’s an […]

Mazagran – A Wonderful Blend of Coffee and Lemonade!

Mazagran – A Wonderful Blend of Coffee and Lemonade!

Bold and robust, just the aroma of coffee offers the perfect “pick me up” for the day. And lemons, with their tart and tangy taste, swirled with a thick sweet simple syrup creates a classic summer chill in the form of lemonade. So what if […]

Peach Strawberry Smoothies

Peach Strawberry Smoothies

Cold, creamy and bursting with the luscious flavors of summer’s best fruit. I can’t get enough of the peaches this summer and luckily there has been an abundance of the gorgeous stone fruit this season. So taking inspiration from a weekend trip to the Farmer’s […]

Mojitos

Mojitos

Cold, crisp and oh, so refreshing! This is the perfect classic cocktail to beat the sweltering heat. Said to have roots in Havana, dating back over a century the mojito remains a summertime favorite. Born like many cocktails, both before and during Prohibition, using the […]

Mocha Caramel Frappé

Mocha Caramel Frappé

It’s Monday and the heat of summer has returned. So shake up your ordinary cup of coffee and instead indulge in this cold, frothy espresso beverage! Coffee doesn’t always have to be served hot and this drink is one great reason why. Take a shot […]

Strawberry and Basil Lemonade Cocktail

Strawberry and Basil Lemonade Cocktail

It’s so hot and steamy outside plus it’s the weekend – so let’s shakeup something cold, floral and refreshing! This gorgeous cocktail starts with three fresh summer ingredients. First are strawberries, now at their peak, their fragrance grabbing you as you stroll in the market. […]

Fresh Lemonade

Fresh Lemonade

Tart and sweet, lemons make the ultimate summertime drink! We’ve all heard it – “when life gives you lemons” – well, you make lemonade. I frequently have a lot of lemons leftover from zesting or from setting up backdrops for photos. And frequently I buy […]

Espresso Martinis

Espresso Martinis

It’s the middle of the week and I’m trying to decide if I need a bit of coffee for a burst of energy or a cocktail to wind things down. Think I’ll shake it up and do both! Rich, robust and ridiculously good. It’s a […]



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