All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘soda’

Blackberry Lavendar

Blackberry-Lavender Soda

It’s fabulous to have Andrea Lynn, author of The Artisan Soda Workshop: 75 Homemade Recipes from Fountain Classics to Rhubarb Basil, Sea Salt Lime, Cold-Brew Coffee and Much Much More, back again to share another fabulous recipe from her book. Remember that delightful Pineapple-Basil Soda? If you liked that one you will LOVE this Blackberry-Lavender Soda! Blackberry-Lavender Syrup Yield: About 1 cup The …

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Homemade Root Beer Recipe

Homemade Root Beer Recipe

Have you ever wondered what the flavour is in root beer? Or why it’s called root beer? Well those little mysteries are unraveled for us: root beer is made of a complex combination of different roots. Supposedly root beer was originally invented by Charles Hires, a pharmacist who made many tonics from various roots and teas for health reasons. He …

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Pineapple Basil

Pineapple-Basil Soda

Please welcome Andrea Lynn, author of The Artisan Soda Workshop: 75 Homemade Recipes from Fountain Classics to Rhubarb Basil, Sea Salt Lime, Cold-Brew Coffee and Much Much More, who is kind enough to share with us a delightfully tropical syrup recipe that will take your plain old soda to fizztastic in no time! Pineapple-Basil Syrup Yield: ½ cup The vibrant tropical flavor …

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Homemade Soda 200 recipes for making and using

Homemade Soda Book Review and All-Natural Root Beer Recipe

I’m excited to share a review of our latest book club selection: Homemade Soda.  Since getting a SodaStream  almost two years ago, I have made countless syrups like Wild Blackberry Cordial and Grape Cordial. This time I was eager to try something totally different: my childhood favourite, homemade root beer. I’ve shared the recipe below.

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SodaStream Crystal

SodaStream Soda Maker Review

I happy to say that a few weeks ago I received a SodaStream Soda Maker to review.  It couldn’t have come at a better time as I had just made another batch of fruit cordial from fall’s bounty and I’d been buying bottles of soda like it was going out of style.  Truth be known, it IS going out of …

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Green And Purple Grapes

Homemade Grape Soda

I picked some green grapes this past week from the community plot and since I was also given a bunch of concord grapes, I processed them in a food mill.  The result was a strong flavoured grape syrup I used to make the best ever grape soda. First I cooked the grapes to loosen their skins.     I then ran them through the food …

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