Plain or spiced, Black Walnut Nocino (Liqueur de Noix in French) is more bittersweet & tannic than the standard walnut version. It’s kinda like a punch by a nice old Frenchman – sweet & appealingly foreign at first, then wham! Right in the kisser.
Ever had Velvet Falernum? NO?! Its wonderful blend of spices makes incredible cocktails. Buying Falernum can be hard to find, and taste artificial and bland. Use vinegar and make a non-alcoholic shrub that will take your cocktails to the next level!
Simple, sweet and refreshing! Extend the farmer's market treasures, home grown harvests or CSA deliveries by preserving them as a Sparkling Rhubarb Shrub (aka drinking vinegar). Pairs perfectly with good tequila, fresh mint and soda.
I need a heavy dose of sunshine, the kind with a beach, a tan & a handsome Italian asking me what I’d like to drink. Sadly, I’ll have to settle for a sunny bottle of homemade limoncello, a southern Italian lemon liqueur.
Trametes versicolor is an abundant, distinctive and highly medicinal mushroom species that has proven anti-inflammatory and immune enhansing qualities among other useful properties. Here's a recipe for how to get the most out of your harvest.