Karkade (‘kar-ka-day’), or Iced Hibiscus Flower Tea, is among the most popular drinks in Egypt. Courtesy of Francine Spiering (Edible Houston
Ayran is the national drink of Turkey! It's a cold, yogurt-based beverage mixed with salt. Very refreshing! "Afiyet olsun"
—or bon appétit, in Turkish! Courtesy of Evin Ashley Erdoğdu (Edible Houston).
How's this for a quick refresher! A Thai Basil Lime Agua Fresca recipe, thanks to Thai Fresh Cafe + Eatery
in Austin. Thai Fresh is a family owned restaurant, cooking school, and Thai market all in one!
This decadent latte from Mildfire Coffee Roasters comes with a small pat of butter and honey. It's not too sweet, and the butter adds a lovely richness. Fewer people are going for non-fat milk, in
favor of breve lattes. That's a latte made with half and half.
For the Home cook, this should work! You should be able to find all the ingredients at your local Central Market. This recipe uses Wholesome Sweeteners
evaporated cane juice. Looks like sugar, but is organic and not refined.
The most popular iced drink at Brown Coffee Co.
is the Dirty Cold Brew. You can buy theirs - but they shared their recipe. A secret is to use a large whiskey ice cube because it melts slower.
Just in time for summer - our friends at Caffe Medici
are cranking up cool with the Freddo. The perk for you is that they're sharing a recipe you can do easily at home. Grab your cocktail shaker and let's make this!
This creamy, cool coffee from Delicious Shots
is sweetened with condensed milk for that extra layer of flavor!
This refreshing lemonade comes from Chef John O'Larnic of Chef's Backyard
in San Antonio. Chef John says he first made this concoction about a year ago for a cousin who fell in love with the recipe. Made with fresh lemons, cucumber and basil...among other rejuvenating ingredients!
Homemade iced tea from the Windflower Spa at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort - made with the fresh ruby red grapefruit you see above! Have honey available to sweeten for a very nice signature iced tea.
Mexican Hot Chocolate from Hugo’s cookbook, Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico.
At Hugo's, they roast and grind cacao beans in-house to make their own chocolate! The best early morning breakfast on the streets is a nice hot cup of chocolate caliente
with some churros
, sweet tamales
or fresh-baked sweet goods from a bakery. In this particular recipe, water and milk can be used interchangeably.
This recipe was created by Paul's Kitchen' pastry chef Kelsey Hawkins. Use this delish chocolate syrup recipe to make a great hot chocolate or even a yummy chocolate milk!
Hanan’s Café is a new coffee shoppe and eatery located in Cypress, Texas. Their menu reflects fresh local ingredients, combined with a premium Greenway Coffee Bar. Here's a seasonal fave...their pumpkin spice latte!
What pretty presentation! This virgin drink comes equipt with a super-thin slice of cucumber pressed against the glass, which adds an artistic twist to this refreshing cocktail.
As soon as beverage director Sean Beck spotted a new line of apple-flavored juices and sodas at a grocery store, he decided to make one of his own. After a spirited discussion of apples with a winemaker, Beck chose the Fuji as the base for his drink. So refreshing! You know what they say about an apple a day...
A tame, truly stupendous concoction from Master Barista Giorgio Milos.
One of life’s non-guilty pleasures! From Kiran's Restaurant & Bar
in Houston. Three different recipes in one for you to try!
Cookbook author Lucinda Hutson has quite a collection of shot glasses just for the sangrita
ritual. She stores homemade sangritas
in the fridge in bottles that once
held tequila. Her sangrita
is always the hit of a party, leaving
guests begging for the recipe and attempting to discern the ingredients. It’s
simple to make!
Refreshing and rejuvenating! All natural ingredients and so easy to create. Good for ANY occasion. To watch how it's made, Click Here