This year’s ‘Dry January’ could be one of the easier ones to follow as everything is shut and we can’t meet anyone. On the other hand, it is very tempting to have a glass or three in the evening to unwind, as we again have to juggle with being stuck inside, kids being homeschooled, housework, cooking…the list is endless.Continue reading
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Passion Fruit Chilli Margarita
Contrary to what you might imagine, Passion Fruit doesn’t allude to the heat of the act of love – even if the chilli in this cocktail may help in this regard – rather, it refers to a deeper act of devotion. When catholic missionaries first came across this strange fruit in 16th century Brazil, they felt that its flowers resembled the five wounds inflicted during the Crucifixion central to the Passion of the Christ – hence the name.Continue reading
Clementine Jalapeño Margarita
A Mexican cocktail classic goes chilli Christmas!
Clementines are a Christmas staple, it would be hard to imagine the Holiday Season without this citrusy delight. Besides being in season during the Northern hemisphere’s winter and giving us some extra vitamin C that we need so much more in the cold weather, it also cuts nicely through all the fatty food that we eat at Christmas.Continue reading