Tag Archives: lime

Bitters for Sipping and Cooking

28 Dec

Once sold as medicinal tonics but now used to flavour cocktails, bitters (or extracts) are a concentration of natural herbs, fruits and spices. This recipe for a Wimbledon Mule uses grapefruit and hops extract. It’s refreshingly citrusy and combines cucumber coolness with ginger heat.

Friday Cocktail: The Ginger Gimlet

26 Apr

The Ginger Gimlet tastes citrus-fresh and mind-bendingly fiery all at once. It was developed by Christopher Cho for his new cocktail list at CHARCUT Roast House. Cho likes to keep his mixed drinks clean and simple, as you’ll see by […]

The World’s Freshest Margarita

23 Nov

A super refreshing drink with tons of fresh lime and smooth tequila. We added crushed ice and juiced the citrus in the Vitamix for a slushier version with extra froth. 2 parts Milagro Silver tequila 3/4 parts agave nectar 1 […]

Strawberry Shortbread and Coconut Gelato

1 Aug

We’re all buzzing about the London 2012 Olympics at Reader’s Digest, especially since our cover girl, diver Jennifer Abel, won the first Canadian medal.

Mango Lassi Pops

22 Aug

As the sunny weather continues, so does the call for popsicles. These mango lassi pops are a frozen take on a classic Indian smoothie. They combine tangy-sweet mango with creamy yoghurt, sharp lime juice and warm cardamom.  They will blow […]