Category: Ingredients

chenpi (陳皮) means preserved peel, and refers to the dried skin of a special mandarin. The peel is used for cooking and used widely in TCM. The best peels supposedly come…

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This is the first article by Daniela, who works in the marvelous bar of Hotel Rivington & Sons. She describes one of the drinks from the new seasonal menu, which is a…

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Grenadine should be made from pomegranates. It is a great sweetening ingredient because of its tartness. However, most commercial suppliers just sell you red simple syrup that’s nothing like true…

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Drinks Ingredients

Drinks Ingredients Tea

This is the first post by fellow bartender and friend Luis Estrada. He shares with you his recipe for exceptional Talisker bitters, which he used in his World Class drink…

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The Paloma is probably the one most refreshing drink there is: It’s traditionally made with Tequila, grapefruit soda, lime and salt. Today, however, we talk about the Mezcal Paloma, and how to make a spectacular grapefruit soda from scratch.

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