Avena is a South American beverage prepared with stewed oatmeal, milk, water, cinnamon, clove and sugar.
One of the great pleasures of the warming weather is the pleasant smell of summer fruits. Combine a few fresh peaches and a scoop or two of ice cream, add some peach soda and you have a truly remarkable drink to enjoy on a hot summers day.
Cinnamon-Ginger Tea (Sujeong Gwa, 수정과), traditionally garnished with dried persimmons and pine nuts, is a delightful sweet treat served at special occasions throughout Korea.
Plantains are firmer and lower in sugar than regular bananas, and while bananas are usually eaten raw, plantains are mostly cooked. You can use green plantain to make tostones, but the riper the fruit, the sweeter the taste of this Caribbean and Latin American cuisine staple. In the case of Atol de Platano, use ripe plantains. You’ll know they are ready to use when the peel turns black. This beverage can be served at any time of day.
Ayran is a cold yoghurt beverage mixed with salt. In addition to Turkey, where it is considered a national drink, ayran is found in Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, and across the Caucasus.
A Caesar or Bloody Caesar is a cocktail created and primarily consumed in Canada. It typically contains vodka, Clamato (a proprietary blend of tomato juice and clam broth), hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce, and is served with ice in a large, celery salt-rimmed glass, typically garnished with a stalk of celery and wedge of lime.
Clamato is a drink made of reconstituted tomato juice concentrate flavoured with spices and clam broth.
A Bloody Mary is a popular cocktail containing vodka, tomato juice, and usually other spices or flavourings such as Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, piri piri sauce, beef consommé or bouillon, horseradish, celery, olive, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and celery salt.
An affogato (Italian, drowned) is a coffee-based beverage. It usually takes the form of a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso. Some variations also include a shot of Amaretto or other liqueur.
Mango Lassi is a thick, sweet and creamy mango and yoghurt drink, a refreshing Indian summer drink, that can also be used as a dessert after and Indian meal. You can add extra sweetness to it, if you like, with sugar or honey. If you’re making it for kids and want to avoid the sugar, use unsweetened fruit juice or pulp.