Pomegranate Rose Martini This cocktail is made with a fragrant Rose Liqueur I recently discovered from Salish Sea Organic Liqueurs @salishseaorganics . This liqueur, which tastes like an actual rose, pairs beautifully well with pomegranate juice, or cranberry juice if you’re unable to find it. Along with my homemade rose petal syrup, it made a beautiful
Mariage Frères Eros Black Tea with Eros Tea-infused Jelly: This is one of Mariage Frères’ most famous tea blends, a romantic tea that’s perfect for an afternoon tea at home. The classic black canister holds tea leaves that are heavily scented with a beautiful bouquet of floral flavors including hibiscus, lavender, rose petals & mallow flowers.
Fortnum & Mason’s Rose Black Tea, Rose Biscuits & Rose Petal Jelly: I’ve been making my own rose petal jam for many years now, a rewarding, but time incredibly time consuming process. I’m glad to have discovered a place to purchase the jelly already made, from London’s most famous luxury department store, Fortnum and Mason.
Violet Twilight Cocktail This lovely cocktail is made with gin, violet liqueur, violet syrup, tonic water, lemon juice and an egg white. For the cocktail based I used @hendricksgin Lunar Gin, a fabulous floral gin that’s part of their special limited release series inspired by the different phases of the moon. For the violet elements, I
Spring Vegetable Crudités with Whipped Ricotta & Roasted Beet Dip: I was inspired to create this colorful crudités board by the wonderful menagerie of spring produce available at the Portland Farmer’s Market. Whipped Ricotta and Roasted Beet Dip: Ingredients: 8 oz cooked red beets, pureed 1 8oz. container ricotta, drained 4 oz. mascarpone 2 tsp