Arnold Palmer Pops

Arnold Palmer Pops

DIY popsicles and paletas are a major trend right now. They are great because you are not limited to the freezer burnt, dull flavoured (named after colours, not flavours) store-bought popsicles of our youth. For my band-wagon-jumping-on-ness I present to you, Arnold Palmer pops, named after the iconic beverage, named after the iconic golfer.


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Cilantro Smash

Cilantro Smash

Happy Rum Day to all! I’ll take any excuse to drink rum, especially smack dab in the middle of summer.  For this liquid holiday I’ve decided to share one of my favourite rum creations, which pairs semi-savoury cilantro with sweet pineapple.

I love, love, LOVE cilantro, but it wasn’t always so. One of my earliest memories of cilantro was in a Peruvian dish called seco, which stewed out this fresh and floral herb into an unrecognizable green sludge, which tasted little of the vibrant original. However, working in an Asian restaurant for a bit, showed me how lovely fresh cilantro can be, particularly when paired with spicy or fruity foods. Now I love it and look for any place to put it. I wish I could roll about in it like a kitty in catnip.

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