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    Recipe: Lavazza Coffee Cocktails, 2014

    As I type this it’s an early Sunday morning and I’m currently hurting from a bit too much celebrating the night before. Thanks to a hyperactive child who is wired beyond reason, I am unable to sleep in. While I’m patiently waiting for my coffee to brew and some children’s show is blaring in the other room, I’m clicking through my inbox, where I found these recipes sent over from Lavazza.

    13 readers - By Rob Theakston/ Drinkhacker.com

    Roll Oats, Coconut Water, Orange, Mango and Yogurt into Frozen Breakfast Smoothie

    How about breakfast on a stick from Coconut 24/7(Harper 360, US Edition, August 2014) by Pat Crocker... Frozen Breakfast Smoothie Makes 6 frozen pops The fibre from the fruit and rolled oats combined with the coconut oil in this smoothie will keep you feeling full all morning, carrying you through to lunchtime or beyond.

    11 readers - By Serge the Concierge

      Summer Cottage Pie

      WineDineDIY - - 8 readers - It’s hot in Boise, Idaho.  Like triple digit hot. There are two things I’ve always found difficult to do in extreme heat: 1.   Sleep. How can I fall asleep with I’m SO HOT it’s sticky and suffocating and… I… just… can’t! 2.   Eat hearty meals.  Seriously, heat is the best appetite suppressant.

      Watermelon Caprese Salad

      Somm In The City - - 8 readers - Watermelon Caprese Salad- This dish is a summery take on the traditional Caprese salad!    Ingredients                                        Yield: 4 servings ½ Watermelon (I buy a small-medium sized one) 1 Large sphere of mozzarella (usually 1-2lbs)  20 Cherry tomatoes 6-8 Basil leaves 1tsp Olive oil ½tsp Balsamic vinegar TT Salt and pepper     Method of Preparation: .

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      Beer Essence, Steamed Fish with IPA and Pineapple Salsa from Beer and Food

      …. It then serves a pieapple salsa on the side, which is made with the same IPA- It's best served in soft tacos or tortillas with some chopped avocado on top. The fish recipe is per person with the filet being wrapped in individual foil parcels. For the IPA and Pineapple Salsa: ¼ of a fresh pineapple, chopped into small pieces 1 green chili pepper…

      2 readers - By Serge the Concierge

      Apricot Brandy Bundt Cake

      …I did it! I’m so excited to share my first baking recipe EVER. As you may remember I shared an attempt last winter and it failed miserably. I’ve had this particular idea ever since Thanksgiving when I made Brandied Apricot Butter. It was delicious with bread and I thought I should use this butter to make a cake. Since then every once in a while I…

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      Creole Spiced Slaw with Sweet and Spicy Jerked Cashews, from 'Caribbean Potluck'

      … well. Spread the cashews out onto a baking sheet lined with waxed paper to cool. Roughly chop. 3. To make the coconut sesame dressing, in a blender, combine all of the ingredients and whizz together. Season with salt and pepper. 4. In a large bowl, combine both cabbages, all the peppers, the red onion, pineapple, mango and papaya. Season with salt and pepper. (* Recipe excerpted from Caribbean Potluck by Suzanne Rousseau and Michelle Rousseau -Kyle Books, May 2014- Photography by Ellen Silverman- all rights reserved)…

      By Serge the Concierge

      Smoke & Fire Cocktail

      …A little Sriracha never hurt anyone right? Sexy and Spicy cocktails seem to be Hot, Hot, Hot, this summer and will also keep you warm throughout the fall and winter months! This one puts a spin on a fun Moscow Mule… and is more like a Mezcal Mule that pairs nicely with sweet, salty, and creamy foods. SMOKE & FIRE COCKTAIL: Recipe Courtesy…

      2 readers - By Somm In The City

      BBQ Corner (part 11) — Dry-Aged Beef and Wine Pairing

      … the entire BBQ Corner Series. For some grilling and BBQ recipes check out the recipe index. Don’t want to miss anything in this BBQ Basics series?  You can subscribe to Vindulge and have new posts delivered directly to your inbox. The post BBQ Corner (part 11) — Dry-Aged Beef and Wine Pairing appeared first on Vindulge. …

      4 readers - By Vindulge

      Summer Sippers: Thai Gimlet

      …Summer Sippers: Thai Gimlet Revered for its timeless craft cocktails, intimate Hollywood ease and ode to local flavors, Portland’s Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe returns this summer with a bill of new cocktails embellished with fresh herbs from Hotel deLuxe’s rooftop garden and olive oil and lavender harvested from Oregon’s adored Red Ridge Farms…

      6 readers - By Enobytes

      The Ideal Wine For Pesto

      … and east becoming a featured component of Mediterranean and Asian cuisines. There are many different types with the “sweet” variety customarily featured in Italian dishes while the more pungent Thai, lemon and “holy” basils are utilized in Asia.   Basil is best used fresh and added late to recipes, especially as drying and cooking causes the flavors…

      6 readers - By Grapelines

      Hasenpfeffer, Pulling a Rabbit out of The Meat Hook Meat Book Hat

      … With this Hasenpfeffer, I am pulling a rabbit out of The Meat Hook Meat Book  hat. Hasenpfeffer Serves 3 to 4 1 rabbit, 3 to 4 pounds, cut into 6 pieces 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup lard or chicken fat Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup stock 1/2 teaspoon light brown sugar For the Marinade: 2 cups cider vinegar 1 cup…

      1 readers - By Serge the Concierge

      Unfinished Home Brewed Kombucha, Perfect for Kombucha Vinaigrette

      … will separate, so make sure you shake or stir your kombucha vinaigrette before serving. Once again, you’ll want to use your well-fermented kombucha batch for this easy recipe. And feel free to enhance your vinaigrette with ingredients such as minced onion, garlic, herbs, salt, pepper, lemon, or honey for a dash of sweetness. Makes 1 cup 1/4 cup…

      2 readers - By Serge the Concierge

      Feast Food, Maftool, Palestinian Couscous from Olives, Lemons and Za'atar

      … Rawia Bishara in her Maftool recipe from  Olives, Lemons & Za'atar (Kyle Books, February 2014) reminisces on her parents making the pearly couscous by hand at home when she was growing up. The Romance of Maftool My father was a rather chivalrous man, particularly when it came to my mother. His gestures were not necessarily showy or grand…

      2 readers - By Serge the Concierge
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