Sicilian Sesame Candy

One of my favorite places in the world, Sicily is home to deceptively simple cuisine, revealing deep layers when you start digging. For example, th...

Chili Oil

Here's one of my takes on chili oil. I heat fresh aromatics and whole spices to infuse the oil with their flavor, then strain them and mix in a ric...

Soixante Quinze (French 75)

This version of the classic French 75 cocktail (Soixante Quinze is French for seventy-five), uses simple syrup infused with our Mishmish N.33 blend...

Whole Lemon Pepper

Most citrus is in season in the winter, and I always like to dry thin slices to use for spice blends, teas, and cooking in the off-season. Whole sl...

Rich Cinnamon Syrup

Made with vibrant and floral soft-stick cinnamon, this flavor-packed and dense syrup (rich means a 2:1 ratio of sugar to water) is a great ingredie...

Savory Squash Pie

Not sure if this is a pie or something else entirely, but what matters is that it tastes great and is simple to make. You can serve is as a side or...

Simple Crepes

Aba (dad) we want crepes, is a phrase i hear a few times a week. Crepes sound fancy and seem hard to make but they are not! And even though it is ...

Hemingway in Kochi

Hemingway is believed to have discovered this daiquiri when he was in Havana. He once said, “Don’t bother with churches, government buildings or ci...

Silan & Za'atar Roasted Chicken

When you make chicken every week you need to think of some new flavor combinations or else you get some funny faces from your family members! I lo...

Lemon in the Coconut

Unlike Harry Nilsson, who “put a lime in the coconut”, I've chosen lemon, and hope you'll “drank ‘em bot’ up” in this tropical rum punch.

Cranberry Agrodolce

Agrodolce is Italian for sweet and sour. This recipe uses fresh cranberries and apple cider vinegar infused with Luberon N4 for a new take on a Tha...

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Our spiced chocolate chips make a great drinking chocolate (they are designed to melt smoothly). I have an extensive home bar and spent some time e...