Passover Coffee

Spring is an uncertain season, and if Passover is early, a comforting drink for cold mornings is welcome. In my family, this was the only time of year we took…

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Israeli-Style Coffee

So-called Turkish coffee is made and served differently in each country. In Israel, both Jews and town-dwelling Arabs brew their coffee in open pots with a wide rim–pots the Israelis…

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Another hot winter drink, popular in Austria and Hungary

Tea Sorbet

Choose black China tea: either Lapsang Suchong or Keemam, both of which are available from good supermarkets and specialist food shops. Do not use Indian or other teas: they are…

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Dried Lime Drink

This is a favorite with Jews from Basra in Iraq as well as Iranian Jews. Dried limes can be bought from Middle Eastern grocers, but you can also make your…

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Old fashioned Homemade Lemonade

This simple drink is easy to make, refreshing and full of vitamin C. It is not as sweet and heavy as most shop-bought lemonades and is free from artificial colours…

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Russian Vodka Cocktail

Russian vodka cocktail recipe is a simple, causal drink with just two ingredients: vodka and tonic water. This is the perfect drink to make if you're hosting a party or…

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Russian Coffee #2

What makes this Russian coffee recipe different? The use of vodka.

White Russian

The White Russian is a cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and cream or milk served in an old-fashioned glass.

German Coffee

Forget about making coffee like you're brewing beer for a frat party. This is German brewed coffee, to be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Irish Flag

Classic coctail with Green Creme de Menthe and Grand Marnier.

Witches’ Brew

Crush the ice in a strong blender, or in a food processor. If you do not have either, place the ice in a strong polythene bag, squeeze out the air…

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Breakfast in a Glass

This recipe for Breakfast in a Glass is a hearty way to start the day, and it's so quick and easy to put together.


This classic margarita recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. It's the most popular cocktail in Mexico, but with a top-shelf tequila, it can be enjoyed anywhere.

Demerara Rum Punch

A refreshing rum punch recipe made with Demerara Rum, orange juice, pineapple, and mango juice.

Bloody Maria

The Bloody Maria is a simple, classic cocktail that's been around for decades. Originally the drink was created as a variation of the Tomato cocktail, and over time it evolved…

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Mulled Wine

This mulled wine recipe is a simple yet tasty winter drink. Mulled wine is a delicious way to get that festive feeling of Christmas or Thanksgiving without the calories.