This protein-packed meal replacement smoothie is ideal for an energy-boosting breakfast or for when you’re trying to cut back. I used my stock of seasonal mulberries, which I froze for convenience and long term use. You can replace this of course with any berry of choice. Continue reading “1088. Mulberry Tofu Smoothie”
There are many hot chocolate recipes and techniques out there. Some are actually hot cocoa, which use cocoa powder. They are good, but I believe if you have the option of a hot chocolate made with actual chocolate, why resist? Continue reading “1025. Lindor Hot Chocolate”
The sign of a good Turkish coffee is that it must have a face. It’s a weird expression I know, but it refers to a thick light-colored layer sitting on top of the black coffee in the cup. There are three techniques that combine to help make the perfect cup of Turkish coffee. Continue reading “1001. Turkish Coffee”
Mulberry trees are very common to Iraq and the region in general, from the Levant to East of Iraq. While today we covet imported blueberries and raspberries and buy them at outrageous prices per punnet, the mulberry is strangely neglected and undervalued. Anything an imported berry can do, a mulberry can do (better).
Continue reading “924. Iraqi Mulberry Sherbet Concentrate”
Detox juices are not just for January. I think they should be a constant feature in our lives.What’s not to like about mixes of fruits and vegetables producing vibrant natural colors and undiluted nutritional and vitamin boosts customized from the comfort of your kitchen? It’s easy and it’s fast. All you have to do is invest in a good juicer, which will eventually pay for itself. As for the juice combos, feel free to create your own as I did mine. Continue reading “833. Tri-Color Detox Juices”
If I had to choose my favorite iced tea, it would be the fresh lemon iced tea. However, iced tea varieties are just as endless as lemonade varieties, and deserve being explored. Continue reading “821. Peach Ice Tea”
Barely a recipe, this is a life hack. For all the coffee lovers out there, this is a new way to enjoy your drink chilled in the hot Summer months. Coffee cubes are made by freezing your regular coffee (drip? instant? espresso?) in an ice cube tray, pile the cubes in a tall glass and splash your type of milk over it. Continue reading “811. Iced Coffee Cubes Latte”
Inspired from my watermelon crush of yesteryear, as well as having a velvety tangy lemon sorbet on hand, I could not resist making these frosty lemon crush drinks. Continue reading “796. Lemon Crush Slushy”
Avocado shakes are really a thing. I thought I was being outrageous the time I made avocado ice cream, tasted it pre-churn, and found it impossibly creamy and very good enough to drink there and then. Apparently, avocado shakes are popular in south-east Asia, particularly in the Philippines area. Continue reading “779. Lucious Avocado Drink”
When I hear of any pumpkin drink, I inevitably think of Harry Potter.
It’s a bit confusing when people use the term pumpkin spice and then you find there is not pumpkin, just a combination of spices some people refer to as pumpkin spice. This recipe is not like that. It has real pumpkin in it. Continue reading “716. Pumpkin Latte”