Distillers use exotic cask finishes to create new flavor profiles, and challenge chefs to pair those flavors in creative ways
Layered Trifle is so adaptable to any season, holiday, or celebration. Just be sure to use quality ingredients, like homemade Pound Cake
Peat is a fuel source and provides a hot but slow burn, and the smoke imbues the barley with all sorts of flavors, leaving us with peated whisky
I understand that “last minute” & “prep work” may seem contradictory, by planning ahead, I can make last minute treats like Jam Tarts
Age of whisky…the longer a spirit is aged, the mellower it becomes. For distilleries in warmer climates like Paul John & Kavalan, age matters less
A High Tea tradition is something special (especially for a birdthday), and homemade cream scones are essential to the experience
Whisky or Whiskey? I’ve wondered how the spelling came about & how to remember when to use which term. HInt: use an ‘e’ with Midleton & Tullamore D.E.W.
Pies are so versatile, and making pie crust needn’t be intimidating. Just remember a simple formula and be chill about it. Happy Pi Day!
Recycling casks for scotch production is not only environmentally friendly, it makes great whisky as well! The Balvenie Double Wood is a great example.
Sharing cookies with family & friends is fun, especially when they’re delicious Mocha Chocolate Truffle Cookies that I bake with my girls