Posts Tagged ‘cocktail’

Vitamix 1782 Turboblend 2 Speed Blender Reviewed – Is It As Blenderiffic As They Say?

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Blenders & Juicers

Last Updated Mar 2019 – Every household needs a blender. The Vitamix 1782 TurboBlend 2 speed is one of the more powerful blenders on the market. It has an intuitive high/low control, and its blade is made of stainless steel. Because of this, it is able to process entire vegetables and fruits consistently, without leaving those nasty large pieces that the cheaper blenders are renowned for.

What is Japanese Sake?

Written by Jason Adamson on . Posted in drink

What is Japanese Sake?

Sake is a Japaese alcoholic drink made from rice – it is brewed similar to, but not the same as beer and it should be drunk young, as it does not age like wine. Contrary to popular belief most of the sake in Japan is drunk cold.

Warm sake is drunk usually only in winter and only certain types of sake should be heated. Sake goes well with many cuisines but naturally it is best with fish. (Gauntner 2002)

What Is Cynar ? – Don’t Worry I’d Never Heard Of It Either!

Written by Dean Lapthorne AKA Dr Noble Rot on . Posted in drink

I was up in Hai by Goga yesterday afternoon to say hi to Mr Brad Turley, resident Chef extraordinaire, mixer of Shanghai’s best ‘Spritz’  and owner of the greatest collection of Hawaiian shirts in the history of man.

He had just returned from a culinary adventure throughout France and Italy, and was positively bouncing around the room, running on the fumes of a once in a lifetime European gastro-getaway.

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