Drink Recipes

Winter Shandy Punch
Winter Shandy Punch - December 17, 2014

This time last year I made a winter punch, it was prosecco and gin-based with seasonal citrus, ginger and rosemary. It was a recipe that bolstered my punch-making confidence, and got me excited to attempt a new one for 2014. Something in an entirely different direction.

Detoxifying Mint Tea
Detoxifying Mint Tea - December 29, 2013

A homemade blend of detoxifying mint tea - green tasting from mint and coriander, and fennel-sweet. It has layered peppery-ness from black peppercorn and freshly muddled ginger. I've been brewing this quite a bit lately, and took it in a thermos on our drive to Big Sur.

Winter Punch
Winter Punch - December 15, 2013

A beautiful winter punch recipe. Made from prosecco, winter citrus, gin, and rosemary sugar. It's simple to pull together, beautiful, easy-drinking, but not overly-strong. you can use

Turmeric Tea
Turmeric Tea - September 16, 2013

I started making this turmeric tea for its beneficial properties, and now it is one of my favorite daily rituals - made from a honey turmeric paste with lots of lemon juice and freshly ground black pepper.

Yellow Tomato Bloody Mary
Yellow Tomato Bloody Mary - August 19, 2013

The bloody mary I want to drink - fragrant herbs, yellow heirloom tomatoes, shallots, and a bit of kick from the vodka and serrano pepper.



 
 
 
 
A Lesson in Juicing
A Lesson in Juicing - January 13, 2013

I inherited a professional juicer, juiced everything in sight, and learned a few things in the process.

Yuzu Maple Leaf Cocktail
Yuzu Maple Leaf Cocktail - December 26, 2012

Winter citrus juice + bourbon + a bit of maple syrup, chilled, and served a tiny glass, is good.

Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup
Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup - May 3, 2012

A beautiful ruby-hued rhubarb rosewater syrup. Perfect on (or in) everything from yogurt, spritzers, waffles, or oatmeal.

Blood Orange Gin Sparkler
Blood Orange Gin Sparkler - December 22, 2011

The citrus gin sparkler you want to be drinking at your next holiday party.

Lemon Anise Slush
Lemon Anise Slush - July 12, 2011

This lemon anise slush is one way I use up the fresh lemon juice I have leftover from all those lemons I zest. Adapted from a recipe in a 2004 issue of Gourmet magazine.

Lime, Grapefruit and Ginger Juice
Lime, Grapefruit and Ginger Juice - March 8, 2011

If you're looking for a jolt something bright, invigorating, spicy and citrusy - this is just the thing. You steep grated ginger in a bit of sugared water, and then strain it into a lime & grapefruit juice blend. It's from the Rose Bakery inspired cookbook, which a number of us are cooking from in the coming weeks.

Super Natural Every Day: Six Recipe Sampler
Super Natural Every Day: Six Recipe Sampler - February 23, 2011

A six recipe PDF sampler from my new cookbook, Super Natural Every Day. It includes a few of my v. favorite recipes - Millet Muffins, Ravioli Salad, Avocado & Mustard Seeds, Black Sesame Otsu, Tinto de Verano, and a Tutti-Frutti Crumble. Enjoy!

Chile Blackberry Syrup
Chile Blackberry Syrup - July 2, 2010

Inspired by a recipe in the September 2007 issue of Gourmet Magazine - a slow-burning, sweet and spicy, chile-infused blackberry syrup. It's great in spritzers, cocktails, on toast, in oatmeal, and on and on.

Blackberry Limeade
Blackberry Limeade - June 22, 2008

This blackberry limeade is a stunning jeweled-toned refresher, perfect for summer, from the cookbook Screen Doors and Sweet Tea by Martha Hall Foose.

Lemon Verbena Drop
Lemon Verbena Drop - September 29, 2005

An amazing lemon verbena drop recipe courtesy of the Eatwell Farm newsletter.

Jamaica Flower Iced Tea
Jamaica Flower Iced Tea - June 6, 2005

Making this beautiful jamaica iced tea is easy, easy, easy. It is a must for your next BBQ or pool party.

Mini Buttermilk Berry Milkshakes
Mini Buttermilk Berry Milkshakes - February 26, 2005

A tasty, no-fuss dessert - these might be the best tasting milkshakes ever.

Elderflower Soda
Elderflower Soda - January 1, 2005

Elderflower soda is delicious! Not too sweet, just a touch tart, beautifully floral, it's like one of those Italian sodas you get, but with a refreshing, uplifting, fresh flavor