Category: Drinks

Top 10 Kitchen Essentials & Summer Berry Water Recipe

Berry Water
Summer is in full swing here on the West Coast, and while we normally have mild summers, this year has been exceptionally hot and dry. Not that I’m complaining, because that means I’m constantly thinking of new drinks to keep hydrated.

When Wayfair reached out to me to collaborate on a post for their Blogger’s Picks, I was thrilled to peruse their website and pick out essentials (in my opinion) that every kitchen needs, including some beautiful beverage dispensers and glassware for those aforementioned summertime drinks!  (more…)

Mexican Coconut Horchata

Mexican Coconut Horchata

One of the best things about living in a culturally-diverse city such as Vancouver is that there’s lot of opportunity to try new foods and explore new cuisines. While visiting a local Mexican joint, I was intrigued about the drink they had in a fountain dispenser up front near the counter. My husband saw me ogling and asked if I wanted to try it…. UM, YES!

It was love at first taste. Cold, sweet, creamy, and coconutty. Definitely my kind of drink.  (more…)

Homemade Matcha Espresso Fusion

Matcha Espresso Fusion

As the saying goes, “Practice makes perfect.” And for this drink, I literally practiced making this every morning for almost a week before I got it just right.

Ever since having this drink at a local cafe, I wanted to recreate the beautiful layered drink at home. Starbucks in Asia popularized the Matcha Espresso Fusion, and it has quickly become an item of interest in cafes here. With warm summer days ahead, you can quench your thirst with this delicious iced drink in your own home.