What makes French cocktail bars working with 100% domestic ingredients so special? This month on Paris Cocktail Talk, I get a little insight on that from my guest Giovanni Allaria, Head Bartender/Manager at Le Syndicat
Winter and Covid restrictions means we’re staying home more. How about some of my favorite comfort cocktail hour pairings. Starting with my favorite for fall weather….
Cool weather months are perfect for some Calvados cocktails! This month we talk with Maxime Potfer about how to enjoy this French spirit alone and in cocktails.
This episode covers France’s traditional apple brandy, Calvados. It’s a tasty spirit with a long history and Alex Mermillod from the distillery Christian Drouin joins us to provide a primer on the product: how and where it’s made and drank and even how they get those apples inside the bottles! Alex Mermillod has a true […]
Quick take: Make this Apple Calvados Quick Bread recipe and serve with a sweeter cider Quick breads are an easy way to bake up something sweet or savory even if (like me) you’re not much of a baker. I like to make one for a weekend treat or as an easy – but thoughtful – […]
Quick Take: A pre-planned home bar menu makes entertaining easier for you and more enjoyable for your guests At its best, home entertaining is about spoiling your favorite people in your personal space for a fleeting moment. It’s about creating an environment that makes guests feel comfortable and coddled. When you come to my place, […]