Viva España ! Bloody Mary Makeover The Freixenet Sparkling Cava Way

Celebrating our Spanish roots, we gave the Bloody Mary a sleek makeover for summer with our La Tomatina Cocktail. […]

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By |July 15th, 2016|Categories: Cocktails, Featured, Sip|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Freixenet Spanish Cava And Watermelon- The Sparkling Wine Summer Cocktail

Few things shout out the coming of summer quite like the arrival of watermelon at your local supermarket. Refreshing and delicious, it’s the perfect fruit to eat by the pool and why not try experimenting with in your cocktails. Cool down this summer by the pool with Freixenet’s Sweet Sparkling Watermelon, featuring Freixenet Sweet Cuvée Cava.
1 watermelon
1 bottle of Freixenet Sweet Cuvée Cava
Cut 1/4th off the top off a seedless watermelon. Scoop out the fruit and purée. Put 2 tbsp in a wine glass, and top off with Freixenet Sweet Cuvée Cava. Pour the remaining purée back in the hollow watermelon to enjoy throughout the day.

Text recipe and images courtesy Freixenet.

 

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By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Cocktails, Featured, Sip, Wine|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Celebrate Summer With Freixenet Cava Sparkling Wine

If you love sparkling wine from the Catalonia region of Spain, you are in luck. Freixenet has given us a sneak preview of their newest Summer cocktail recipes. Not just for holidays, Cava is a refreshing way to make any occasion special.  […]

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By |July 8th, 2016|Categories: Cocktails, Featured, Sip|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Buttercrunch Toffee Recipe

For #Worldchocolateday here’s a delicious recipe for that sweet tooth of yours. Yes it has chocolate, almonds, butter, sugar and for an bit more decadence some Fleur De Gris French salt, So don’t let me bore you any longer, here we go.
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By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Featured, Recipes, Savor|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What Does Brexit Mean To You As A Traveler ?

First of all the sky is not falling, I know the markets took a major hit on this news, but don’t panic, and sit tight. Now as a traveler, this could actually be a good thing. Let’s have a closer look as it stands.
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By |June 25th, 2016|Categories: Featured|0 Comments

Copper River Salmon With Brown Sugar And Fleur Des Gris Glaze

May and June signal the start of summer in the Pacific Northwest. It also is the time when the Copper River Salmon begin their run in their namesake river.  […]

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By |June 7th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Main Course, Recipes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Freixenet Cava – Sparkling Wine Catalonia Style

Freixenet Cava is the result of the Ferrer family and the Sala family coming together via marriage more than 100 years ago.  The premier producer of Cava in the world, Freixenet brings high end taste and sophistication with an affordable price point that is perfect for any occasion.
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By |May 27th, 2016|Categories: Catalonia, Europe, Featured, Food & Wine Discoveries, Spain, Tours|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

24 Hours In Basel Switzerland

Before departing on our Amawaterways Rhine river cruise, we had a little bit of time in Basel. […]

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By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Basel, Destinations, Featured, Switzerland|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Florida Keys Cuisine: Key West & Grouper Fritters

 
What’s not to love about Key West’s palm-lined streets and fish that is fresh enough to draw any committed culinary traveler? Not to mention yummy tropical inspired drinks and beach culture with a laid-back vibe. . .
Ernest Hemingway, Jimmy Buffett, a few celebrated pirates and many others lost their hearts to Key West. Here within the distinct mixture of cultures and seafood scene, vibrant sidewalk cafes lure in passersby while live music and hopping bars are the perfect places to watch the sun drop into the Gulf of Mexico.

The Florida Keys is home to five districts, each with their own charm. The southern-most paradise, Key West, is just miles from Cuba and is home to an enviably temperate climate and a delicious array of fresh seafood. Key West’s food scene is influenced by African and Cuban flavors, many difficult to […]

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By |March 28th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Florida, Key West, Main Course, Recipes, United States|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Crispy Neufchatel Maitake Mushroom Duxelle Egg Rolls With Blue Lump Crab

Chef Ivan Flowers has done it again with this recipe, It hits all the right notes, with the creaminess of the Neufchatel, umami of the mushrooms and touch of sweet from the crab. Oh and the crispy rolls just set this whole recipe off. Let’s make it, and thank you Chef Flowers.  […]

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By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: Appetizer, Chefs, Recipes, Savor|1 Comment