Beverages

Cocktail Recipes using SolidariTEA

Recipes by  Cassandra Clark          Bluebird A Blueberry Rooibos tea twist on the classic Cuban daiquiri. 1.5 oz Appleton white rum 1 oz Blueberry Rooibos SolidariTEA ¾ oz lime ½ oz simple syrup Shake, strain, serve up in a coupe with half lime slice (on edge of glass).        …

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The Golden Plumé Cocktail

The Golden Plumé When we learned that Berkeley resident and Yumé Boshi founder Ayako Iino won a 2018 Good Food Award for her Ume Plum Syrup, we decided to toast her success with a new cocktail recipe. At Falcon Spirits distillery in Richmond, past Good Food Awards winner Farid Dormishian invented this cocktail just for…

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Chef Phillip’s Pumpkin Chai

From the story A Vegan Holiday Feast, Illustration by Julia Cost Serves 8 1 small sugar pie pumpkin 4 cups almond milk ½–1 cup maple syrup, depending on desired sweetness 1⁄3 cup Darjeeling tea leaves 1-inch piece fresh ginger 1 cinnamon stick 10 black peppercorns 5 allspice berries 4 green cardamom pods 2 cloves 1 star anise…

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Twelve months of hot stuff

  In Edible East Bay Summer 2017, readers were treated to a recipe from Helen Krayenhoff’s illustrated calendar/cookbook, 12 Simple Fruit Recipe Ideas. When we heard she was creating a similar book on chiles, we asked if we could share a recipe this season. Helen says her inspiration for creating the chile book came during…

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Distiller Farid’s Polka Dot Citrus Cocktail

From the story A Vegan Holiday Feast Illustration by Julia Cost Serves 1 2 ounces Botanica Spiritvs Gin (or gin of choice) 1 blood orange 1 Meyer lemon (Farid says, “Try bergamot orange instead for a killer fragrant cocktail.”) 3 ounces Q Tonic (Use this for a vegan drink, since it’s sweetened with agave nectar. Otherwise,…

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Spicy Coconut Hot Chocolate

from 12 Simple Pepper and Chile Ideas by Helen Krayenhoff Combine 1 can coconut milk and 1 cup water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer and whisk in 1 to 1 ½ ounces of an 80{94d79dd6af1e87a94e700e4c297236468333f22e27ed5757b44711974a9a4b91} chocolate bar until dissolved. Add 1 teaspoon ground guajillo chile and whisk until…

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Plum Shrub

From Helen Krayenhoff’s 12 Simple Seasonal Vegetable Recipe Ideas Finely dice 2 cups ripe plums and mix with 2 cups white balsamic vinegar and ½ cup sugar. Put the pits in a jar, pour in fruit mixture, and seal. Age in a dark, cool place for 2 to 3 weeks, then strain into a bottle…

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Emerald Glow

Recipe courtesy of Super Juiced. Emanne co-owner of Super Juiced says to make sure all produce is organic and preferably from a local farmers’ market. Makes one 12-ounce serving 4 Swiss chard and/or collard leaves 6 leaves of romaine lettuce 3 stalks of celery 1 Granny Smith apple 1 handful of mint Juice from half…

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Kate’s Propolis Bitters

From DIY: Do It For the Bees After years of awakening the magic of spirits in her bartending, Kate August has gone on from the restaurant world to forge a career in herbalism, helping folks raise their personal spirits to new and beneficial heights. Whether behind the counter at Oakland’s Homestead Apothecary or helping her…

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