Tag: summer beverage

Agua Fresca Three-Ways: Pineapple, Strawberry-Cantaloupe And Peach-Mango

Agua Fresca Three-Ways: Pineapple, Strawberry-Cantaloupe And Peach-Mango

I don’t believe I had ever heard of agua fresca until I came to California. Popular in both Mexico and the United States, “agua fresca” is Spanish for “cool water” and is just that–a cool, water-based drink with various flavor combinations. You can blend fruits, […]

Meyer Lemon Tom Collins: A Modern Twist On A Classic

Meyer Lemon Tom Collins: A Modern Twist On A Classic

A Tom Collins is a slightly sweet, tart and fizzy cocktail that pairs perfectly with warm weather.  Invented in 1876 by “the father of mixology”, Jerry Thomas, this cocktail first appeared in his well know book titled “Bar-Tenders Guide“, alternately titled “How to Mix Drinks […]