Tag Archives: juice

Watermelon juice with muddled mint

A refreshing taste of summer! I’m often looking for refreshing drinks to beat the heat and this juice – whether consumed ‘as is’ or spiked with your favourite spirits – is the perfect thing. Because watermelon is so naturally sweet, … Continue reading

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Gooseberry-Red Currant Gin Fizz

I’m not a big fan of overly sweet drinks. My tastes seem to run more towards the tart end of the taste spectrum and I love a cocktail that is discernably sour, though not mouth-puckeringly so. This variation on the … Continue reading

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Planting for a sweet future at Nova Scotia’s newest Haskap farm

It is no secret that I have quite a fondness for farmers. I love purchasing directly from the people who labour so tirelessly to produce top-quality produce. Listening to them speak passionately about their work encourages me to be ever … Continue reading

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Red Currant Cosmopolitan

I am a little surprised by the number of cocktails I have developed for this blog. I’m not a big cocktail drinker but somehow I cannot help myself – the minute I start thinking about different ways to work with … Continue reading

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Maple Gimlet

The gimlet is a classic gin-based cocktail that has never really gone out of style. Many traditional gimlet recipes call for lime cordial while others favour freshly squeezed lime juice and sugar, or a combination of lime juice and simple … Continue reading

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Zesty Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is like custard on steroids. Packed with a lemony punch and just a hint of sweetness, it’s an inspired concoction that is as versatile as it is delicious. Spread it on warm biscuits, slather it on French toast, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Juicing – Part Three

I know sunshine is typically depicted by artists as being yellow or orange but to me, a glassful of bright green veggie juice is just like liquid sunshine. It tastes delicious and just makes me feel so full and happy. … Continue reading

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