drinks

Mexican Hot Chocolate | Champurrado

champurrado_mexican-hot-chocolateWith a nippy chill in the air this is a perfect time to indulge in a cup of hot Champurrado. A traditional Mexican hot chocolate drink flavored with cinnamon and with a slight pudding-like texture from Masa Harina, the flour used for making corn tortillas. Continue reading

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Hibiscus with Chilli, Orange and Vanilla | Agua De Jamaica

hibiscus-tea-4442Dried hibiscus flowers have a tart cranberry-like flavor and are sometimes called “Roselle” or “Jamaica” flowers and used in sweetened drinks and herbal infusions. Karkade, made with hibiscus flowers is a popular drink here in Bahrain but is sometimes made tooth-achingly sweet and overly floral for my liking. By making your own infusions and syrups at home you have total control over the strength and sweetness. Continue reading

Honey and Lemon Hot Toddy

Honey Drink-1508-2It seems colds and sore throats are going around and our house has not escaped the seasonal aliments of our cooler climate. When I was a kid my Dad would make us a hot concoction of honey and lemon juice at bedtime and when we were older a little whiskey or brandy added… he was a great believer in this remedy for colds and flues and said it would make us feel better. Continue reading

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