Rhubarb Cordial Recipe

Print Rhubarb Cordial  Ingredients 1 pound trimmed fresh rhubarb 4 cups water 1 pound granulated sugar 10 g ⅓ oz malic acid Instructions Dice the rhubarb into small pieces. Simmer the rhubarb over low heat, stirring occcasionaly, for 30-45 minutes. Midway through the cooking process gently mash the rhubarb to break the veins and release…

Orgeat Syrup Recipe

Orgeat Syrup If you enjoy mixing up classic cocktails you will need orgeat syrup. Orgeat is sweet almond syrup. You make it with orange blossom water or rose water. It is a common ingredient in many Tiki drinks and classic cocktails. The Mai Tai is the most well known drink made with orgeat.   Orgeat…

Dandelion and Burdock Cordial Recipe

Dandelion and Burdock Cordial Recipe There is nothing I make on a regular basis that disgusts me more than #Dandelion and #Burdock #soda. Mostly, I only make things I love. I have a visceral reaction to dandelions. The stinky yellow flowers that bleed a nasty white sap. I associate the smell with pesticide. Burdock? I don’t even know…

You Need to Try This Grenadine Recipe

Do you hate grenadine? Of course, you do. Let’s face it. Grenadine is a problem. There is a world of amazing tiki drinks and classic cocktails that you want to make. A lot of them call for grenadine. But, the stuff you get from the grocery store is a disgusting neon red, artificially flavored sugar bomb.

Raspberry Syrup Recipe

Print Raspberry Syrup Ingredients 2 cups demerara syrup 1 cup raspberries 1 cup water Instructions Stir sugar and water over low heat until sugar has dissolved. Add raspberries stirring until the berries form a pulp. Strain into a jar and refrigerate. Over time, the pectin will rise to the surface and can be skimmed off.

Rosewater Syrup

Rosewater syrup can be a interesting addition to many cocktails. It works especially well in drinks that feature gins flavored with rose petal botanicals.
This is the syrup that is used in the Prickly Pear and Rose Caipirinha.