Carrot Orange Smoothie (عصير الجزر و البرتقال)

INGREDIENTS: 2-3 carrots 1 cup peach yogurt sugar (to taste) Fresh orange juice (1-2 oranges) Water

Beetroot smoothie (عصير الشمندر)

INGREDIENTS: RECIPE 1: BEET ORANGE SMOOTHIE 9 oz (250 grams) of cooked beets (cold) 3-4 oranges (Navel) Sugar (to taste) 1/2 teaspoon orange blossom water (to taste) RECIPE 2: BEETROOT SUPER SMOOTHIE 1 cup cooked beets (cold) 4-5 strawberries 1 banana 1 cup milk 2 madjool (large) dates 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 tablespoon honey […]

Kadha Drink

Ingredients: Water – 1 cup Ginger – 1.5″ Black Pepper Powder – 1/8th tsp Holy Basil (Tulsi) – about 10-15 leaves Honey – 1/2tsp or to taste

Pomegranate Tea (Seoklyu-cha: 석류차)

Ingredients 3½ cups pomegranate seeds (from 2 large pomegranates) 1 cup sugar

Homemade Weight Gainer Shake

8-10 ounces skim milk 2 scoops whey protein powder (any flavor you like) 1/2 cup oatmeal (pre-blend separately first) 1 large banana 2 tablespoons natural peanut or almond butter Pinch of cinnamon 3 Ice cubes

Weight Loss Protein Shake

Pineapple Panna Drink

INGREDIENTS: 1 whole pineapple 3 tablespoons of whitle granuulated sugar (to taste) A pinch of salt 1 cup water (or more) 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin (to taste) Fresh mint leaves for decoration

Banana in Coconut Milk

INGREDIENTS: 1 small banana 1 cup (230 ml) Coconut milk (diluted with a bit of water) 2 tablespoons sugar (or to taste) 1 pinch of salt

Annin Tofu (杏仁豆腐)

1½ tbsp Chinese Almond Powder (apricot kernel powder) * be sure not to confuse this with regular almond powder 2 tbsp Water 5g Gelatin Powder (0.2 oz) – Syrup – 20g Sugar (0.7 oz) 80ml Hot Water (2.7 fl oz) Kiwi Fruit Orange or substitute: Strawberry or Goji Berries

Ginseng Jujube Tea (인삼대추차)

Ingredients: 2 large fresh ginseng roots (2 ounces), washed and dried with paper towel ½ pound dried jujubes, washed and pat-dried with a paper towel water ½ cup honey pine nuts

Korean Sweet Potato Latte (고구마 라떼)

Ingredients: • 1 Korean Sweet Potato (8 oz) • 2 Cups Milk • 1½ Tbsp Sugar • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup • Some Cinnamon Powder (For Garnish) Yield: 2 Servings

Peach Ginger Lassi

Ingredients: Peach – 1 Ginger – 1/2 inch piece Mint Leaves – few Yogurt – 1/2 cup Water – approx 1/2 cup depending on desired consistency. Ice – few cubes For Sweet Lassi, Add: Honey – to taste Salt – pinch For Savory Lassi, Add: Salt – to taste Lime Juice – to taste Chili […]

Soju Watermelon Cocktail (Subak Soju)

Ingredients (Serves 4-8): 2 small seedless watermelons, kept in the fridge 2 bottles of soju, kept in the fridge (about 4 cups’ worth) 2 cups of ice cubes

Spicy Gin and Tonic

Ingredients: Any type of chili – we used a Red Thai Chili Fresh Lime Juice – to taste (approx 1/8 to 1/4 of a lime) Ice Gin – 1 to 2 ounces Tonic – to top off Salt – optional

Japanese Creamy Sesame Seed Dressing

Ingredients: 2 tbsp. mayonnaise 2 tbsp. ground toasted white sesame seeds 1 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tbsp. vinegar 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce 1/2 tbsp. sesame oil

Lemon Posset & Strawberry Jam

INGREDIENTS double cream (600ml) caster sugar (150g + 250g for the jam) 3 lemons 1 vanilla pod fresh strawberries (250g)

Raspberry Milkshake

INGREDIENTS a few scoops of raspberry ripple ice cream a handful of fresh raspberries ½ a glass of whole milk 2 tbsp of ground almonds a couple of squares of white chocolate a milk chocolate flake

Bubble Tea Coffee (Cafe Sua Da)

Ingredients: Instant coffee condense milk boiling water brown sugar large tapioca pearls (sago) lots of ice

High Energy Smoothie with Bananas and Berries

Ingredients: 1 cup of milk 200g yoghurt (any flavour) 1 cup of frozen fruit or fresh fruit of prefered 1 tab.sp honey

Mango Lassi

Ingredients ½ cup water 1½ cups yogurt 1 cup mango cubes 1 cup ice 1 tablespoon honey Optional: ¼ teaspoon cardamom seeds; sprig fresh mint

Mango Margarita

Ingredients ½ cup cubed fresh or frozen mango (the riper, the better!) 1½ cups ice 2 ounces silver tequila 1 ounce orange liqueur ½ ounce lime juice Salted rim mixture: 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 teaspoons sugar

Portuguese Coffee Lemonade (Mazagran)

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup black coffee (cold) 1/2 cup lemon juice (adjust amount to taste) White granulated sugar (adjust amount to taste) Ice

Pineapple Banana Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Fresh or Frozen Pineapple 1 cup of Pineapple Juice ¼ cup of Vanilla Yogurt ½ Banana

Vegan Jello (Gelatin Free)

Ingredients 1 cup grape juice 1 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon agar-agar powder (available in Indian and Asian stores)

Strawberry Milkshake

Ingredients: 1 pound of strawberries (1 pkg is usually a little more than 1 pound) hulled and washed 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup honey (or sugar) 3 cups cold milk

Chilled Sugar Snap Pea Soup

Ingredients for about 6 cups of soup: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup sliced leeks 4 cups chicken broth salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste 1 pound sugar snap peas 2 mint leaves crème fraiche or sour cream, and more fresh mint to garnish

Cucumber Cooler

Ingredients: 1 cucumber peeled and cut in small cubes to make about 2 cups (I like to use English cucumber) About 8 mint leaves 3 cups water 1 tablespoon lime juice adjust to taste 3 tablespoons sugar adjust to taste 1/4 teaspoon salt adjust to taste 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper adjust to taste Ice […]

Mango Strawberry Lassi

INGREDIENTS 1/2 mango (peeled and diced) 1/2 cup sliced strawberries 1/2 cup plain yogurt sugar (to taste) water (to reach desired consistency)

Cooking Tips: Homemade Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vinaigre 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste

Twisted Bloody Mary Drink

Ingredients: Tomato Juice – 1 can Tamarind Paste – 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce – 1 tsp Chaat Masala – 1/2 tsp Tabasco – few dashes or to taste Salt – to taste Lime Juice – to taste Vodka – a shot to spike it (optional) Ice Cubes – as needed Celery Stick – for garnish

Orange Cumin Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 1 rounded teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 rounded teaspoon orange zest 1 tsp cumin, or to taste 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste 1 tbsp fresh orange juice 1/4 cup rice vinegar (or white wine or sherry vinegar) 1/3 cup olive oil, or to taste salt and pepper to taste

Chai (Masala Tea)

Ingredient: Spice Mix 24 green cardamoms 18 black peppers 1 teaspoon anis seeds 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder Tea for 2 Cups of Chai 1-1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 2 teaspoons tea leaves (I prefer Brook Bond Red Label or Lipton Yellow Label) 2 teaspoons sugar adjust to taste 1/2 teaspoon […]


Ingredients: 4 Egg Yolks 2/3 cup of Granulated sugar 2 ½ cups of Whole Milk 1 ¼ cup of Heavy Cream 1 tsp of Freshly Grated Nutmeg 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1/4 tsp of Ground Cloves ¼ tsp of Cinnamon ½ cup of Burbon 1/4 cup of Rum

Chinese Tea for Holiday Stress

Honey Lemon Tea

Thandai (Almond Drink)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup almonds (badam) 1 1/2 cup Milk 4 tablespoons Sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon whole black pepper (kali mirch) 1 tablespoon fennel seeds (saunf) 2 tablespoon poppy seeds (khuskhus) 4 green cardamom (ilatchi) 2 tablespoons rosewater 2 cup water, adjust as needed

Caramel Macchiato

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp of Vanilla Syrup 1/4 cup of Freshly Brewed Espresso 1 cup of Whole Milk 3 Tbsp of Caramel Sauce, or more to taste, you can use store bought or homemade

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Ingredients: 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 banana 2 cups skim milk 1 tbls cocoa powder 2 cups ice blocks 1 tsp agave

Jaljeera Drink (Indian Flavoured Lemonade)

Ingredients 1/4 cup packed chopped mint leaves (podhina) 1/4 cup packed chopped cilantro (hara dhania) 1 tablespoon chopped ginger (adrak) 1 tablespoon cumin seed dry roasted and powdered (bhuna jeera) Pinch of asafetida (hing) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black salt (kala Namak) available in Indian stores 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon tamarind seedless […]

Cold Coffee

Ingredients 8 oz milk 1 tablespoon dark roasted instant coffee 3 tablespoons sugar 2 cups of ice

Spiced Apple Cider

Ingredients: 4 cups of Apple Cider 1 Cinnamon Stick 3 Cloves The peel on 1 Orange 1/4 cup of Brown Sugar Fresh Apple Slices, optional

High Tea

Ingredients: Cucumber Sandwich: 50g butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives 6 slices bread 1 cucumber peeled


Ingredients: 1 cup Water 1 cup Sugar 1 1/4 cups of Lemon Juice 5 cups of Water 2 1/2 cups of Ice

Iced Tea

Ingredients: 3 tea bags 1 cup mint leaves, torn 4 cups boiling water 4 cups pineapple juice 1/2 cup passionfruit puree 3 cups ice cubes 2 cups ginger beer

Mango Smoothie