You are in the category: Drinks

How to make an espresso

Get real Italian espresso (even at home) Real Italian espresso is a rarity in big chain outfits, but it is possible to find it in some coffee shops and espresso bars. The key is knowing the elements of espresso. Understanding the basics of espresso will help you know how to evaluate it. More... More

How to make a perfect cup of tea

The art of tea making is lost to many, though it isn't as hard as one thinks. Even with the introduction of tea bags, making tea is still an art. This "How to" is based on traditional methods which are time-proven to produce a good cup of tea though with the use of tea bags as opposed to tea... More

How to drink wine

A guide to enjoying wine The world of wine is wonderful and vast, especially if you have a passion for all that it can offer. There really are no hard and fast rules to drinking wine since everything depends on personal preference, but having some information about what to look for can make the... More

How to choose a Zinfandel

Zinfandel Wines There are so many bottles of Zinfandel on the shelves at wine merchants everywhere that unless you are familiar with the regions in which the grapes are grown and the many producers of the wine it can be a bit difficult to choose which one you would like to purchase.... More

How to open a wine bottle

Opening wine • Opening a bottle of wine is a simple task for some people while for others it presents a bit of a challenge. If not done properly the cork can break off in the neck of the bottle potentially ruining drinking plans. There are a number of different types of openers one can... More

How to make lemon and lime juice

Make your own juice! Why not have a go making your own lemon and lime juice. It is easy to do and free from artificial flavors, colours and preservatives. It is the perfect summer drink, refreshing and zingy! What better way to get some healthy nutrients in your body like vitamin C. Best served... More

How to make a Cape Cod drink

Making a Cape Cod cocktail Drinking a Cape Cod will make you think of the shores of Massachusetts. Cape Cod is a historic area with some of New England's most beautiful beaches. This is one of the simplest cocktails that is perfect for a hot summer day. You drink the cocktail... More

How to make a chocolate milkshake

Making a thick and frosty chocolate shake There is no drink quite as luscious as a thick chocolate shake. Most people think that they have to go to the ice cream shop or fast food restaurant to get a good chocolate shake. Nothing could be farther from the truth, with just a few ingredients and a... More

How to make a Pacific sunrise cocktail

Mixing your own cocktails at home can be a lot of fun. Once you've built up a collection of various ingredients, you can start experimenting and create your own. Indeed, many cocktails are just slight variations of those already invented. The Pacific sunrise for instance, is very... More

How to make a glass of lemonade

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. While this quote, attributed to Dale Carnegie, is referring to dealing with problems in your life, it is true that if you have even one lemon, you can make lemonade to drink. One half of a lemon mixed with just a few ingredients and served... More