Monthly Archives: July 2018

LAVENDER HONEY AND LIMONCELLO

I love making my own limoncello. The addition of lavender in this version imparts a slight floral aroma that does not overpower the lemon. This will be good for a party, but be sure to plan ahead, as it takes weeks to prepare. YIELD: 10–12 DRINKS 6 organic lemons 6 organic limes 3 sprigs lavender […]

LEMON CUSTARD WITH STRAWBERRY PRESERVES AND COCONUT CRISP

Finishing this dessert with flaky fleur de sel not only balances the sugar in this sweet-tart custard, but it adds a crunchy texture to the topping. A touch of salt brings forth the fruit in the custard and preserves. EXPERIENCE LEVEL: @ YIELD: 6–8 SERVINGS LEMON CURD 5 egg yolks 1 cup sugar Juice and […]

SWEET TEA, VODKA, AND GINGER SMASH

This cocktail is refreshing and zingy. Enjoy any time of year. It would be equally welcome as an addition to your Chinese New Year celebration as it would be on a sweltering hot summer day. YIELD: 1 DRINK 6 ounces sweet tea 2 ounces green tea vodka 2 ounces ginger ale Thin slices of ginger […]