It’s no news that I love my drinks, in this case Alcohol. Now, I do not like or enjoy the spinning effect of over consuming alcohol so I stay away from getting to that level but I love the different flavours and textures each brings to my taste buds. It remains one of the major component of my grocery list every month. I love my cocktails, smoothails, BBQ etc. People sometimes wonder...Read More
Priscilla Dikko is our mixologist of the month. Amiable and very pleasant, you can’t find her without a smile on her face. She describes herself as a very ambitious, hardworking and passionate person. In her own words… “I am enthusiastic about taking up new challenges in life. Friendly, witty, accommodating, giving and joyful is what my friends would describe me as. I balance, I weave,...Read More
Do you like fruit juice? Did you just say yes?
If your response was a yes, then let’s have a very short discussion here now.
Come closer. Sit
I like them too but have you really ever taken fruit juice?
Looking at the attractively colored glass of juice on the well-arranged table could be irresistible but, is it healthy or BETTER than something else?
Are you really sure that what you’re...Read More
I was invited to a friend’s home for breakfast and I enjoyed the first few cups from a gem of a coffee maker machine he picked up during his recent visit to London.
Come to think of it, I have transformed into a coffee lover during the last decade of my sojourn in Africa where in earlier I was a die hard tea drinker. I still have my two cups of tea everyday but in between it’s...Read More
When it comes to drinking whiskey, we are usually partial to a certain type of whiskey. Let’s learn about the different nationalities of whiskies then if you don’t have a favourite, you can adopt a country and their whiskey.
American Whiskey tends to be sweeter than other whiskies. American whiskey must be distilled in America and aged in barrels in order to be labeled as whisky....Read More
Most of the time, we’re only interested in the contents of our glass so the last thing on our mind is how we’re holding said glass. Well, there is a wrong and a right way to hold up a wine glass. So perhaps one day, you’ll find yourself in a fancy gathering, say a formal dinner and you will want to show your home training. If that happens, you’ll be glad you read this....Read More
Okay, let’s not try some but you know we have to let you know that there are some weird drinks out there, right? I mean, anything more than a couple shots of vodka and I’ll give you an almost flawless rendition of Despacito complete with salsa and body shimmying. That’s the effect regular ol’ vodka has on me. So, don’t blame me if I shudder at the thought of vodka...Read More
If you are like me and your favorite activity after a hard day at work is to gulp down a bottle (or two or perhaps 3) of your favorite brand of beer, this article is for you!
When I’m drinking beer, I’m just savoring its taste and praying the contents of the bottle won’t end, the last thing I’m thinking about is its origin! J
Recently, in my quest to host some of my friends to dinner, I...Read More
You are at a party and you are beginning to wonder how you got there. The party is as exciting as watching a tab of lard melt slowly and even the fact that there’s copious amount of alcohol doesn’t help your mood. It doesn’t help either that you know no one there, except the host and since you’re not big on small talk, you’ve relegated yourself to a corner to nurse your beer and flick through...Read More
Yes. Camel piss. The urine of a camel.
We aren’t sure if we should call this a beverage but it is too good to miss. We’re here to tell you about any liquids that go down your throat. Nah, get your mmind outta the gutter, I don’t mean THAT. You know where you were thinking.
So, yes, as I was saying,Aaparently drinking camel Urine is a thing. Who knew? I certainly didn’t but I’ve been...Read More
So we are excited about this one. We were out for drinks and had an idea for a new drink recipe.
We call this one a T-Radler Bomb. Nigerians enjoy drinking Star Radler cos of its sweet taste, what if you could enjoy your Radler and still get that alcohol kick? That’s how the T-Radler Bomb was born.
Ingredients: Star Radler and Tequila.
Fill up the glass half way with Star Radler, Take...Read More
On one of my several trips to Accra, I stumbled on this gem of a restaurant called The XO Restaurant and Cocktail Bar
Located in Casley Hayford road, Greater Accra Region in Accra, XO boasts of a special variety of Pan Asian cuisine. Drawing its influences from Taiwan, China and Thailand, it offers a simple yet impressive and concise menu.
Walking into the beautiful ambience of the...Read More