Category: Cocktails

Horned Melon Tom Collins

Horned Melon Tom Collins

A horned melon is not your typical looking fruit. Also called a kiwano melon, African horned cucumber, jelly melon, hedged gourde, melano and blowfish fruit, the horned melon is native to Southern Africa and grows mainly in dry semi-arid places such as the Kalahari Desert. This fruit was later introduced to other areas of Africa, […]

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Hello Summer! Is it just me, or have you been waiting for it as much as I have?  Long sunny carefree days and no school lunches is something to celebrate in my house. After living in California for 11 years now, I need warm temperatures […]

Bee’s Knees Cocktail–A Lovely Honey Infused Drink You Simply Must Try

Bee’s Knees Cocktail–A Lovely Honey Infused Drink You Simply Must Try

Have you ever heard of a bees knees cocktail? I sure hadn’t, but I’m very glad I found it. The phase “Bees Knees” has been around since the 1920’s and was often used to describe something “of excellence” or that was considered to be “the […]

Pomelo Mojito

Pomelo Mojito

A pomelo or “citrus maxima” is a citrus fruit similar to a grapefruit. I don’t think I ever saw one until I moved to California.  Pomelos are native to South and Southeast Asia and are popular during the mid-autumn or mooncake festival. Pomelos are typically […]