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zenchef
TYPE: Cocktails
Eggnog Christmas Special Beverage

Eggnog Christmas Special Beverage

Eggnog is a very famous drink in Western World, which is consumed on the occasions of Christmas and New Year, especially. It is almost a tradition to consume Eggnog during the winter holiday season. So, what is Eggnog? Eggnog is a Milk Egg Punch. Punch is basically a mixture of beverages with alcohol in it. So, Eggnog is basically a Punch with Milk and Eggs. Usually, Eggnog is made with rum and brandy mixed with beaten eggs, milk and sugar. Do we where Eggnog started and how? It is believed that Eggnog was created by Monks in today's Great Britain, around 13th century, where the monks used to drink something called Posset, which is a strong ale made with eggs and figs. This Posset could have gradually transformed into today's Eg...

chefkalyankumarj
TYPE: Mocktails
Spiced Apple Juice Mulled Apple Juice Winter Mocktail

Spiced Apple Juice Mulled Apple Juice Winter Mocktail

Winter is the time for warm and spiced beverages. Traditionally, a wide range these spiced warm beverages are prepared across Europe to beat winter chills and make the holidays season more merrier with friends and family. Gradually, these special category drinks are gaining fans across the globe and many of these spiced beverages are now appearing in many parts of the world outside Europe. Think about European winter and holidays season and one of the first drinks that comes to mind is the Mulled or Spiced Red Wine! They also make Mulled White Wine but Red version is my drink! But for the teetotalers' out there, we got non-alcoholic version of mulled or spiced beverages to add zing to your winter. One such leader beverage is Spiced...

zenchef
TYPE: Wines
Mulled Red Wine Spiced Wine Holiday Drink

Mulled Red Wine Spiced Wine Holiday Drink

Spiced Red Wine or Mulled Red Wine is the drink for winter holiday period across Europe. Red wine slow cooked with generous addition of titillating spices makes for a divine beverage. The spiced and hot beverage, with its first sip itself, warms up your core, lights up your face and brings a smile on your face :) A perfect drink to knock the chills of winter and enjoy the holiday season evenings with friends and family! I was introduced to this delicious beverage during my first winter in London, UK, all the way back in 2002. On a freezing cold winter evening, baring the infamous chilly breeze of London, I was walking out of Sainsbury's store with my weekly shopping, just few days before Christmas. There was this caravan that was ha...

passioncook
TYPE: Cocktails
Medovukha

Medovukha

INTRODUCING THE MEDOVUKHA Medovukha is a Slavic honey-based alcoholic beverage very similar to mead but cheaper and faster to make. These two words are related and go back to the Proto-Indo-European (honey). Known in Eastern Europe since pagan times, it remained popular well into the 19th century unlike in Western Europe, where mead is traditionally associated with the Middle Ages. Wild honey farming was one of the first Slavic trades. They discovered that honey could be fermented, and the first fermented honey appeared as a luxury product in Europe, where it was imported in huge quantities. Fermentation occurs naturally over 15 to 50 years, originally rendering the product very expensive and only accessible to the nobility. However...

foodie4ever
TYPE: Cocktails
KIRSCH - Swiss Homemade Recipe

KIRSCH – Swiss Homemade Recipe

INTRODUCING SWISS HOMEMADE KIRSCH A kirschwasser or kirsch is a clear, colourless fruit brandy. It traditionally makes use of the process of double distillation of Morello cherries, a dark-coloured cultivar of the sour cherry. However, other kinds of cherries are also essential to the process of kirsch making. The cherries are left to completely ferment. It is important that even their stones are a part of this process. Unlike cherry liqueurs and cherry brandies, kirsch is not sweet. It is rather more on the sour tangy edge. The best kirsch has a refined taste with subtle flavours of cherry and a slight bitter-almond taste that derives from the cherry seeds. MORE ABOUT THIS RECIPE OF THE KIRSCH Kirsch plays a crucial in desse...

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