I grow mint, strawberries and watermelon on my yard, and this refreshing beverage is a wonderful way to use them all. You can add only mint and strawberries. Flexibility is the key! Ah, For extra flair, add some ginger ale.
MINT STRAWBERRY WATERMELON
A friend suggested I add a sprig of rosemary to lemonade. The herb makes the drink taste fresh and light, and it’s a pretty garnish.
LEMONADE WITH A TAD OF ROSEMARY….Ah, refreshing!
Aguas frescas are refreshing fruit drinks they sell all over Mexico, and that you can find in this country at almost any taqueria. They’re cooling and sweet and are great alongside spicy food.
This is a cucumber juice base that seems to have the effect of lowering one’s body temperature. (Gives new meaning to the phrase “cool as a cucumber”.)
CUCUMBER LIME MINT
Making long blackberry shrub drinks is a creative way to use up extra fruit all the way summer. They are as colorful and refreshing as a summer drink should be.
Exotic Virgin (non-alcoholic) Drinks and the Benefits of Flowers in your Mood:
Nature is wonderful. It amazes me all the time with its beauty and power of living.
Being around nature and using the benefits of its products in practically everything I do, brings joy to my life.
I use flowers in my drinks, my teas, my coffee, my refreshment drinks, even in my meals. When I go out bicycling, I prefer to do my bike ride where there are lots of flowers and greenery.
Try to use more flowers of all colors in your meals and drinks, many of them are edible, and others are so divine that will beautify the environment of your house when you place them well arranged in a flower base. Soon, you will notice how your mood will improve and will become more cheerful and hopeful.
VIRGIN DRINK WITH NATURAL POWER
VIRGIN DRINKS WITH FLOWER POWER
The original Singapore Sling was made with ingredients like gin, Cointreau, Grenadine, and pineapple juice over 100 years ago at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.
I make it but I don’t add gin.
Try the present-day take on the beverage at The Peninsula’s ritzy rooftop bar with The Ning Sling: Stoli orange and fresh mint leaves shaken with lychee and tart passion fruit juice.
This speciality is served in all the big festival tents. There is actually not much room for experimenting, because the guests want the roast pork exactly like it’s done in Bavaria: with potato dumplings, sauerkraut and, of course, a lot of gravy.
Roast Pork for Connoiseurs and Epicures
The only exception that one can recommend with a clear conscience is exchanging the potato dumplings for bread dumplings. Many locals go on an excursion to the festival field on the Wiesn Sundays to eat roast pork with their families.
Gefüllter Spießbraten (Stuffed Pork Roast)
The Bavarian traditions can be enjoyed in special style at lunch time, accompanied by regional brass music in the beer tents. Whether the meat is served with crackling or without is left to the cook’s preferences.
Flowers are one of the joys of spring time. Flowers not only beautify our garden, we can use them as garnishes and ingredients in all kinds of recipes. From cocktails, cheese plates and salads to main courses and desserts, you can do a lot more with flowers than just admire them in your yard or your favorite vase.
GOAT CHEESE WITH EDIBLE FLOWERS SO YUMMY
HERB BUTTER WITH FLOWERS DELICIOUS
CANAPES AND CHAMPAGNE WITH FLOWERS
FLATBREAD CRUST WITH ZUCCHINI FLOWERS ASPARAGUS AND NASTURTIUM