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Category: Cocktails

Super Luxe Luxardo Cocktails

Super Luxe Luxardo Cocktails

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Luxardo and its almost unbelievable movie-like history. I have to admit that I loved learning their story – it fascinated me almost as much as their products. Miss it the first time around? You can read it here. To answer […]

Luxurious Luxardo

Luxurious Luxardo

Luxardo seems to be experiencing quite a revival right now. To be honest, there are a lot of people out there (myself included) who are thinking, “Hey what took you so long”? This is definitely an old school liqueur! How old school? Well, Luxardo and its distinctive […]

Relaxed Gravlax & Barbershop Medicine

Relaxed Gravlax & Barbershop Medicine

Holiday time! Oh, it’s on! There will be parties aplenty, special cocktails to make and meals to prepare! My friends, Mattias and Joakim over at Cocktail Detour, and I were chatting the other day about special things to make for celebrating the holidays. As they […]

Drinking in the Cloakroom

Drinking in the Cloakroom

During Prohibition, the US saw more than its fair share of speakeasies and alcohol for these joints was smuggled across the border courtesy of Canada (American friends, you are welcome!). Secret knocks, secret doors, secret handshakes and having to “know” someone was all part and […]

Strega Cocktails

Strega Cocktails

Strega! The gorgeous yellow Italian liqueur! What a colour! What a flavour! What a name! If you read last week’s, just-in-time-for-Halloween, Strega post, you might have found yourself at the local liquor store with a Strega bottle in hand.  (If you didn’t read it, you can […]

Which Witch is Which?

Which Witch is Which?

Happy Halloween! I think Halloween may be overtaking Christmas as people’s favourite holiday! Kids (and their parents), right now, are probably worried about what they should be dressed as for trick or treating. Wonder Woman (you go, girl!)? Sean Spicer? Peppa Pig? Your favourite Paw […]

Thank You, Coffee!

Thank You, Coffee!

Last week, I wrote a post about coffee and its history for International Coffee Day. Missed it? You can read it here. The Italians love their caffè. They also like caffè corretto, which is an expression I love. The coffee is “corrected” by adding a shot […]