Spanish Inspired Spiced Almonds

Nuts are one of our favourite snacks.  We will often pop a bowl out on the coffee table to nibble on with our beer or a glass of wine to celebrate the end of the day.  Our recent addiction has been more specifically smoked almonds.  A friend introduced me to them a few years ago…

Liquid Love and a Negroni

Entertaining your senses can be indulged in many forms and for us that means not only enjoying what we eat, but also what we drink.  We take the time to savour the aromas, the textures, the colours and the flavours.   We will sometimes sit and discuss our impressions, often analysing what we find and what…

Grownup Lime Cordial

Yum!  Honestly its the best way to describe this delicious and easy to make cordial.  It is another of our family recipes that has been passed down from my Nan.  Check out the original story here on Please Pass The Recipe but for now I thought I would share this because it is simple to…

Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothies

Smoothies are the flavour of the moment for me at the moment.  I was longing for a change of breakfast and then along came my cook book challenge and an impending detox on the horizon.  The detox is a whole other story that I won’t go into in this particular post, but suffice it to…

French Manhattan

Occasionally in our house we get the urge to break out the bottles and create some cocktails.  My other half is the resident bar man in the house, but last night he challenged me to make something for us and this is what I came up with thanks to a recipe on the bottle of…