We ate those gorgeous spiced lamb skewers since they were on the cover of Bon Appétit’s Grilling Issue basically all through summer and haven’t stopped since. Why not, caraway & cumin are as much winter players as summer spices and their warm tones are welcome in cooler weather, just as heat & floral notes are provided by Sichuan, Aleppo and black pepper. Most importantly if you have two hurricanes, ahem babies, playing havoc with longwinded supper plans: they are super easy to prepare and quick to make (if you have your butcher debone and cut the lamb shoulder, of course, which you definitely should) and reward you with an explosion of flavour that revives the taste buds after a long, long day. Continue reading →
Weekend bliss: Extra-stormy Dark & Stormy + Clementine-lemon-ginger sparkler
Apparently, the cocktail party is back big-time and just in case you are planning to throw one soon… or enjoy gazing at the setting sun: Two extraordinary gingery drinks, one for the week-weary rum & rest requiring, the other an amazingly coloured fresh, citrussy spritzer sans alcohol.
Dark & stormy stands for black rum and ginger, Ginger beer to be exact, when aspiring to make an original Bermudan Dark n’ Stormy by topping Gosling’s Black Seal rum with their own stormy ginger beer and to be honest, what says great drink more than something hailing from the Bermudas? Continue reading →