Stout Float with Caramel Sauce

Make sure the kids are asleep when you make this because this drink/dessert (dressert, yeah I made that word up) because it’s strictly adults only dressert! Well, it’s more for adults who still like to have fun and kept their child like imagination. When Arkadi suggested to make this stout float with caramel sauce, I… Continue reading Stout Float with Caramel Sauce

Smashed Berries Spritzer with White Rye and Rhubarb Bitters

We visited friends of ours just outside of Toronto and they took us to Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers.  Dillon takes local fruit and grain and turn them into spirits.  They make rye, Canadian whisky, vodka, gin, bitters and fruit spirits.  We didn’t take a tour of their distillery when we visited, but we sure came home… Continue reading Smashed Berries Spritzer with White Rye and Rhubarb Bitters

Middle Eastern Yogurt Drink (Ayran)

Ayran is a very popular drink in Middle Eastern countries like Lebanon or Turkey. In fact, it’s apparently the national drink of Turkey!   Each region in the Middle East has their slight variation of ayran.  However, the most traditional one consists of three simple ingredients.  What is ayran you ask?  Well, it’s  a thirst quenching… Continue reading Middle Eastern Yogurt Drink (Ayran)

Scotch Coffee

Espresso is coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans. Scotch whisky, often simply called “Scotch”, is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland.    espresso + scotch whisky = Scotch Coffee, a pick me up drink that’s great as your first cup in the morning or to end… Continue reading Scotch Coffee