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Spiced Hot Chocolate

Spiced Hot Chocolate

With the frosty January on the calendar the mind stops to ponder on the climatic conditions everywhere in the world!At some places it is as hot as a furnace while some parts of the world are experiencing “one of the coldest winters” with unbelievable snowfall […]

Champagne Strawberries

Champagne Strawberries

This post introduces Champagne into party beverage choices and I have written this post keeping non alcohol¬†options in view.I had this in Canada when I was invited to a Christmas Party and fell in love with this instantly.I tried it with various aerated non alcoholic […]

Hot Spiced Apple Drink (for winters and gloomy rainy days)/Mulled Apple Juice

Hot Spiced Apple Drink (for winters and gloomy rainy days)/Mulled Apple Juice

This drink originating in Europe,most probably Russia is a very delicious apple beverage which is perfect for cold and rainy days.A cup of this taken in small sips drives away the cold,cures inner ailments like flu,cold and cough and enlivens your spirits.People preferring alcohol can […]

Mango Frooti..Fresh and Juicy….- A famous FMCG Indian beverage made at home!

Mango Frooti..Fresh and Juicy….- A famous FMCG Indian beverage made at home!

In the 1990’s in India the concept of Tetrapacks came up with beverages and canned food exclusively and neatly packed in them.They became an instant hit with the consumer market as they were lightweight,easy to carry and kept food fresh as the tetra packs were […]

Kokum and Pomegranate Slush

Kokum and Pomegranate Slush

Before proceeding to the recipe its important for me to explain to many of you who will not be knowing what is Kokum and what is a “Slush”. KOKUM Kokomo is a fruit found in the coastal Konkan Regions of India from Maharashtra to Karnataka […]

Mindblower ( A refreshing summer mocktail)

Mindblower ( A refreshing summer mocktail)

This is a wonderful mix of fresh juice,an Indian based syrup and star of the summers – Lemons!Make the drink ahead and refrigerate then after chilling,pour over Ice and add the seasonings!Yumm! Mindblower is a list of 3 basic ingredients : 1.Fresh Cucumber Juice 2.Kala […]

Lemonade – the traditional way!

Lemonade – the traditional way!

Lemonade which is the popular Lemon refresher for summers originated in India where tropical fruit grew in abundance,sugarcane juice was relished by everyone and herbs like mint were also added for cooling the body.Just as Coconut water was used in the Southern parts of the […]

Jigarthanda/Jil Jil Jigarthanda – A Madurai Special Summer Cooler

Jigarthanda/Jil Jil Jigarthanda – A Madurai Special Summer Cooler

This is a summer special cooler prepared in the city of Madurai in the South Indian State of Tamil Nadu!The name is adapted from Hindi as Jigar means “heart” and Thanda means “cold”.So this is a cold relief to a much heated up heart??…no in […]

Rose Lime Soda – A refresher for summers!

Rose Lime Soda – A refresher for summers!

Soda or aerated water was the first great invention in the West to beat the heat.It was also used as a side kick for alcohol and cocktails and everyone loved the fizz and sweet taste (to say nothing of the mandatory burps) in their mouths!In […]

Black Grape Milkshake (Using Almond Milk)

Black Grape Milkshake (Using Almond Milk)

The other day I posted about making your own Almond Milk at home which gives you tons of benefits and is an excellent substitute for diary milk for the lactose intolerant.Here is the recipe for reference : Almond Milk (A nut milk for the Lactose […]

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