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Mango Rooibos Iced Tea

Rooibos is an herbal tea from South Africa. It has delicate hints of caramel and woody flavors. Once steeped it turns a gorgeous rusty-red color. We added aromatic allspice as the secret ingredient in this …

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Moroccan Watermelon Cooler

Temperatures are skyrocketing this summer. The Northwestern heatwave has us all trying to beat the heat in every way possible. This refreshing, thirst-quenching summer beverage has instantly become our new favorite. Our Moroccan Mint Tea …

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Floral Chia Seed Pudding

This go-to summer breakfast has infinite possibilities. We used chia seeds which are full of protein, antioxidants and fiber. Once they soak overnight in liquid, they plump up and have a tapioca-like texture that is …

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Memorable Father’s Day Martinis

Some of our father figures are known for their no-nonsense attitudes while other times their wit is endless. Either way, we’ve got a martini for him! For practical, no-nonsense Dad, we polished a classic Gibson …

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Tea Picnic

This post is for those of us who like the crusts cut off. The extra effort and attention that goes into making these beautiful tea sandwiches shows in every detail — the sweet shapes, the …

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Cold Brewed Iced Tea

With the heat of summer well on its way, we look to our favorite things to keep us cool. One of the best ways to beat the heat is by sipping on cold brew tea. …

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Butterfly Horchata

Aguas frescas vendors line parks in Mexico with their rainbow of brightly colored beverages. Of them all, horchata is my favorite. A creamy rice and almond blended brew with wisps of mild flavor from true …

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Raspberry Pearl Sherbet and Cava Float

Jasmine Pearls are hand picked and rolled green tea leaves. After harvest, the tea is laid out and covered with jasmine blossoms before being rolled. The resulting brew releases the light, heady scent of jasmine …

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Parilla Piñarita

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Citrus and pineapple combine to quench your thirst in this classic cocktail. Charred pineapple adds extra flavor by fire with a smoky garnish. As if all that wasn’t enough, we rimmed …

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Noon Chai

Tackling new culinary challenges is one of my great joys, and I’m always on the lookout for new techniques to try. As it happens, I also love all things floral and pink so when I …

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Floral Sonnets

Oxymels: Tart and Sweet Elixirs

Many people are curious about the health benefits of spices. As a culinary store we tend to focus more on the abundance of flavors that our spices impart than on their medicinal benefits, but with …

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Sleepy Floral Sonnets

Enjoy this smooth and creamy bedtime tea to ease you off into dreamland. It is a simple recipe of only 5 ingredients and it takes just minutes to make.  Floral sonnets has a chamomile base …

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Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Food should be a feast for the senses and this stunning breakfast bowl is made visually vibrant with Matcha powder. This nutrient dense green tea powder gives you a boost of energy and anti-oxidants in …

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Earl Grey Marshmallows

Making marshmallows is a fun kitchen project for young and old. The gelatin transforms in the mixer from a liquid to a big gooey cloud, and then you get to shmear out the whole mess …

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