Tereré al pomelo (Terere of Grapefruit)

This is a refreshing and healthy beverage to enjoy in the company of your sweetheart or your friends on a lazy Summer weekend afternoon. Tereré or Tererê is an infusion of yerba mate (botanical name Ilex paraguariensis), similar to mate but prepared with cold juice or water rather than with hot. It’s highly consumed in…

Pholourie

There are just some foods that evoke feelings of happiness and nostalgia, inevitably causing waves of pleasant memories to wash over you. Pholourie is one such snack for me. I was born and raised in Trinidad, and this snack was a favorite at parties and family gatherings. But the fondest memory it rushes back to me…

It’s Pimm’s time!

There is just no Summer drink more quintessentially British than Pimm’s. This gin-based spirit with herbal botanicals and spices is typically served with fizzy lemonade and garnished with fruit, cucumber and fresh mint. It’s intimately connected with the British Summer, especially at events like Ascot and Wimbledon. Pimm’s No.1 was created in 1823 by James…