This Leap Year Cocktail Recipe of gin, Grand Marnier & sweet vermouth will showcase your mixology talent at your home Leap Year cocktail party. Find out who created it in 1928, what it tastes like, and how to make it perfectly for your guests.
Bloomsbury Garden Cocktail is a refreshing alcoholic drink brought to you from the Anchor & Den Bar during our trip to Grand Cayman. You can make this effervescently delightful drink and & impress your friends. Made with rosemary infused gin, elderflower liqueur, fig marmalade, and tonic water, this wonderful drink will be your new go-to cocktail.
Fig Vodka Martini is a delightful, unique mixture of vodka, triple sec, apple and lime juices, and Navarino Icons Fig Marmalade, but you can use any high quality fig jam or marmalade. If you love figs, you will love this easy cocktail. If you don’t like figs, or think they don’t belong in cocktails, as did I, read on and give it a chance.
The Bloody Rose is what we are calling this Vodka Blood Orange Cranberry Martini which is a delicious fall cocktail drink made with vodka, blood orange liqueur, lime juice, rosewater, and a cranberry “jam” called Cranberries Cooked in Pays d’Oc Wine. You can use any gourmet cranberry preserve. Read on to learn more about blood orange and two other flavors I “pooh-poohed” and then had to take back my words once I tasted the recipe.
The holidays are time to celebrate and cheer with a special drink that I am calling Caramel Apple Cider Vodka Punch. This spiked punch is sweet, fruity, festive and alcoholic beverage to celebrate the holidays; Hanukkah or Christmas season. Made with Caramel Sauce, this drink is easy to prepare and can be made ahead a time. Perfect for your upcoming holiday party.
Pressure Cooker Short Ribs is the most mouthwatering and delicious recipe that you will ever taste. The tender, fall-off-the-bone, short ribs have been “braised” in the pressure cooker / instant pot with brandy and Middle East spices. These short ribs are accompanied by mashed pumpkin-cauliflower seasoned only with Black & Bolyard brown butter, and the dish is topped with a runny yolk fried egg, a tangy pickled red onion, and brightened up with lightly seasoned microgreens and Alfalfa Sprouts. This recipe is perfect for an amazing brunch, lunch or dinner. If you eat for dinner this meal pair beautifully with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Labneh Kefir Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert with probiotic-rich ingredients that support your gut health. The taste of this Kefir Panna Cotta is tangy with light tones of sweetness, and a super silky-smooth texture. We paired this dessert with a red wine syrup made with Villas San Giovanni Cabernet Sauvignon, Lemon Honey from L’Abeille Occitane, and freshly ground pepper. This rich red wine syrup complements beautifully with the panna cotta adding a delicious sweetness with a peppery tone. In the post, also learn 10 different ways to use the leftover red wine syrup in sweet and savory recipes.
Gin and Prosecco Cocktail with Chamomile & Tangerine is a delightful, bubbly, floral champagne cocktail that will change your mind about sparkling wine cocktails. Don’t be afraid, but it has white balsamic vinegar. You will be surprised how wonderful it tastes. Find out the difference between champagne, prosecco and sparkling wine too.
Fig Almond Cake Recipe is my kind of dessert because it has all my favorite ingredients like L’Epicurien White Fig & Almond Confit, cardamom, ground Almonds and Grand Marnier.
Semi-homemade Vanilla Fig Almond Ice Cream recipe. This dessert is creamy, sweet, refreshing with subtle notes of brandy. Perfect for the summer or a well deserved treat anytime. Made with our delicious L’Epicurien White Fig & Almond Confit.