Vichyssoise

Time for another refreshing soup recipe. This time we go for something French…or American… Well the recipe was crwates by a French chef in an American Hotel/Restaurant. What nationality is it then??? What you need 300g leek (white parts) 300g potatoes 2 fresh onion/shallots (white parts) 800ml veggetable stock salt & white pepper 250ml milkContinue reading “Vichyssoise”

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Peach Lemonade

Hot temperatures not ceasing? And you desperately need something to refresh yourself. Well here in Spain it is peach season so why not go for a juicy and refreshing peach lemonade? What you need (serves 1 litre) 2 peaches 1 lemon 1 spoon panella fresh filtered water How you do it Peel, remove seed, andContinue reading “Peach Lemonade”

Aperol Spritz

Is there anything more beautiful in summer than watching a fantastic sunset? And what is a perfect match? YES! An Aperol Spritz What you need 60ml white wine 40ml Aperol 20ml sparkling water Slice watermelon or orange 1 olive How you do it Chill the glass with at least 4 cubes of ice. Add oliveContinue reading “Aperol Spritz”

Basil Lime Lemonade

Continuous temperatures over 35° C? Non-stop heat and sun? Well nothing better than some refreshing lemonade to cool and off and replenish liquids and vitamins. What you need 1 cup basil leaves 4 limes 1l water 3 spoons sugar How you do it Spueeze out the lime juice. Whisk in the basil leaves to theContinue reading “Basil Lime Lemonade”

Iced Peppermint Chai

Spicy fresh injection for the hot days? Try some iced Peppermint Chai What you need (for 1 bottle -1l) 1 l water 2 spoons chai tea (black works best) 2 sprigs peppermint 3 spoons honey How you do it Heat up the water until it boils. Remove from the heat. add the chai tea andContinue reading “Iced Peppermint Chai”

Red Berry Rosemary Ice Tea

Is your thermometer also hitting also 39°C/102°F? Well then it is time to work on some strategies to cool of and stay hydrated. Do check out our latest experiment.  What you need 2l water 2 spoon red berries fruit tea 3 spoons honey 2 twigs rosemary Cucumber How you do it Boil up the waterContinue reading “Red Berry Rosemary Ice Tea”

Gazpacho

The heat persists. And there are some regions around the northern hemisphere that have breached already the 40ºC (104ºF) mark. Like every summer we just need a way to refresh ourselves with some recipes. Aeons ago the Andalusians developed the Gazpacho as one of the main recipes to fight off the heat. Just to letContinue reading “Gazpacho”