Category: Drinks

Turmeric in Warm Milk

Turmeric in Warm Milk

Let me share with you one of the remedies that helps me when I've had a long day, I'm physically exhausted and I need to sleep without using meds. A warm glass of milk with turmeric Since I first shared this post, I have learnt that Black Pepper is a very important element to activate … Continue reading Turmeric in Warm Milk

Tres Leche Dalgona Coffee

Tres Leche Dalgona Coffee

Happy hour version of the Dalgona coffee! Just because... Or didn't you know coffee and liquer are a perfect match. I along with millions of other people around the world caught the Dalgona bug. This made me drink instant coffee again. Until the Dalgona buzz I had stopped drinking instant coffee. I bought fantastic coffee … Continue reading Tres Leche Dalgona Coffee

Homemade Ginger Beer

Homemade Ginger Beer

Charity walk every first term was something i always looked forward to because it was an opportunity to buy Ginger Beer from Goshen (Old Kingsway, or Leventis Supermarket Ibadan). I went to ISI and charity walk was one of the events that led up to Foundation week. We would walk over 20 kilometres to raise … Continue reading Homemade Ginger Beer

Chapman

Chapman

In 2010 while i was job hunting, i took a short cocktail course and the first thing i learnt to make was Chapman. I started my business Fontaine De Vie as a virgin cocktail business till it evolved to a healthy beverage option company. Chapman is arguably indigenous to naija. At the time an internet … Continue reading Chapman

Mango Liqueur

Mango Liqueur

A simple homemade alcoholic recipe for Mango lovers Recipe Ingredients 3 medium sized Mangoes 750ml Dry Gin or Vodka Procedure Wash and clean your mangoes. Chop it up into sizes that fit into a bottle. I usually chop with skins for more flavour. Use a clean sterile glass bottle. Put the chopped mangoes in the … Continue reading Mango Liqueur

Tea Time; Let’s Have  Homemade Herbal Tea

Tea Time; Let’s Have Homemade Herbal Tea

Did you know you can make your own tea using a blend of your favorite herbs and spices? I do that all the time and i want to share one of my mixes with you. The beauty of this is that, this is made with locally grown spices readily available in the market, especially from … Continue reading Tea Time; Let’s Have Homemade Herbal Tea

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi

#UnrepentantMangoAddict The season came early this year and I've been enjoying every bit of it. A facebook friend even sent me the most precious delicious tasting mangoes all the way from Benue State. Oh i had a ball! On the way back the Lagos from Ilorin, were my family and i spent our easter holiday, … Continue reading Mango Lassi

Lemon Grass Iced Tea

Lemon Grass Iced Tea

The perfect  way to soothe my cravings for juice . I'm currently doing the LCHF diet aka Keto, and I had a serious craving for a sweet drink this afternoon. As fruit juices are not Keto Compliant I had to think up another fix.  See I'm on a one month challenge to lose the extra … Continue reading Lemon Grass Iced Tea

Tigernut Pap

Tigernut Pap

I was gisting with my mum and she made a remark about Tigernuts' starch content (one Tigernut is said to have 5 times more starch than a small potato). Then I wondered what would happen to that starch when boiled. So i opened a bottle of Tigernut Milk poured it in a pot on medium … Continue reading Tigernut Pap

Mango / Banana Lassi

Mango / Banana Lassi

Happy Valentine's Day All. My waist line is obviously in serious trouble today. Le hubs ordered the most decadent Red Velvet/ Chocolate Cake with Cream Chess frosting, strawberry glaze, chocolate chips ..... all those things that are not diet friendly! I have to spend a whole week in penitence for these sins. After one slice … Continue reading Mango / Banana Lassi