For those who love coffee but are not necessarily in the mood for a hot cup, Cold Brew might be for you. Although some say cold brew might contain more caffeine than a regular cup of coffee, our recipe is of average strength but can be adapted to suit. With this recipe we also add some Salted Caramel Cream and Syrup to make the drink all the more decedent. This mixture results in a comforting cup of your own homemade cold brew with a creamy sweet and salty caramel flavor. We hope you enjoy!
Most people associate Pumpkin dishes or drinks with the Autumn/Fall Season. At this time of year the weather begins to get colder and we can see the trees turn from green to oranges, ambers and browns. This for many people is the season for all things Pumpkin Spice. This blend of spices was originally used to flavor Pumpkin Pies which are an American staple around Thanksgiving. However, with this recipe we hope to give you a chilled or warm beverage that’s everything we love about pumpkin and pumpkin spice. Would you like a break from the sugary caffeinated latte?
The Caribbean is famous for sea, sand and sun. However, it’s also famous for sugar, rum, cotton, coffee, spice and cocoa. The Caribbean's rich volcanic soils and tropical climate make it a perfect location for an agricultural economy. Cocoa trees especially love this type of environment and the Caribbean produces Criollo and Trinitario Cocoa, two of the most rare and sought after cocoas in the world. This recipe for Chocolate Tea is a local favorite that infuses that delicious cocoa flavor with local spices to create a truly comforting cup of warmth.
There is simply nothing better on a hot day than to refresh yourself with a cold glass of Lime Juice. The Caribbean is known for using limes in various ways and we especially love it at a juice. In St. Lucia, they add banana essence and call it lime squash. On other islands they will add Mixed Essence or Vanilla essence for another flavor Variation. In Trinidad however, we always add our Angostura Bitters and our local brown cane sugar. However, you make it, no one can deny the incredible power lime juice has to refresh you and quench your thirst on a hot Caribbean day.
Aloe Vera is classified as a succulent plant due to its thick fleshy stems that are used to retain water to help the plant survive in inclement conditions. It is inside these leaves where you will find the gelatinous aloe vera gel full of nutritious benefits and can be used in a variety of ways. As a consumer product it is most commonly found in hair, beauty and skin care products but it is also popular as a drink.
This recipe for Caribbean Sea Moss and Peanut Punch Drink is the perfect quick solution to satisfying your hunger when there is no time to stop and eat a full meal. This drink takes the best of the Sea Moss and Peanut Punch drinks and mixes them together in one powerhouse punch. You could whip this up the night before for a quick breakfast or mid day snack.
Grapefruit is a subtropical citrus hybrid between the sweet orange and shaddock. The fruit is said to have been introduced to the Caribbean from Asia in the 17th century. The unexpected citrus crossbreed was said to have originated in Barbados gifting us with the distinct sweet sour taste we have come to know and love. Grapefruits are an excellent source of vitamin C and has been promoted as an aid for weight loss. This juice recipe is a great way to enjoy grapefruit as a refreshing drink.
Pineapple is a wonderful fruit full of minerals and vitamins that manages to be sweet and tart at the same time. While this tropical fruit is excellent eaten on its own, it is also very popular for cooking, baking and as juice. This simple recipe will show you how to turn a fresh pineapple into the most delicious juice. We also provide you with instructions on how to make a simple syrup that can be used to sweeten any drink. There is nothing quite like fresh homemade juice, so enjoy our recipe and share it with friends and family.