• Asian Coffee Appreciation,  Drinks.,  Spice Queen Show Recipes

    Kopi Jahe

    Indonesians love Kopi Jahe (Ginger Coffee). The warm, invigorating ginger and cinnamon combined with coffee and palm sugar is very stimulating and a good pick me up in the morning. You can have it hot or cold; with milk or without. The palm sugar is essential for this recipe – it gives a robust flavour to the coffee.   Watch…

  • Asian Coffee Appreciation,  Drinks.,  Spice Queen Show Recipes

    Kumbakonam Degree Coffee

    Kumbakonam, a district in Tamil Nadu is famous for Degree Coffee also known as Meter Coffee. There are so many versions as to why the coffee is called “degree”. The lactometer used to check the temperature of the essential hot milk for the coffee was called “degree” by many. I think, since the decoction of coffee drips “degree by degree”…

  • Drinks.,  Kamasutra in the Kitchen,  Spice Queen Show Recipes,  Sweet. Desserts.

    Mango & Ginger Smoothie

    What gives a smoothie an aphrodisiac quality? It is the combination of ingredients that can get your motor running! The immense level of nutrients in mango promotes high energy levels and Vitamin C and the ginger promises a powerful, warming shot of stimulating enzymes! 1 tablespoon chopped ginger 1 teaspoon chopped red bird’s eye chillie 1 ripe mango, cubed 8…

  • Drinks.

    Turmeric Tea

    Turmeric has natural antibacterial and antiseptic properties and you can use it to prevent wounds and cuts from becoming septic. It can detoxify you and is an anti-inflammatory. It can relax you and move you out of depression. Turmeric also helps in repairing of damaged skin. Regular consummation of turmeric tea prevents flu viruses from attacking your body. Here is…

  • Drinks.

    Home-Made Almond Milk

    This almond milk is rich in flavour and creamy. I have my cereal with almond milk and make smoothies or even cakes with it. Almonds are high in calcium and therefore it is perfect replacement for milk. Do you know that daily intake of almond milk actually does wonders to you skin, nails and hair? Though it looks nicer if…