Yuzu Cocktail with Vodka and Mint – My Kitchen Collections

Welcome to instalment number two of ‘does Taryn really need to collect all of this stuff’ also known as my new series – My Kitchen Collections. You can see my mortar and pestle collection here. This week I’m showing you my col
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Breakfast Smoothie with Berries, Banana and Chia Seeds

I really like a smoothie for breakfast, especially if I’m in a rush. If I’m going to have a smoothie for breakfast though, I need it to be filling. I don’t want to be hungry at 10am again. Choose your ingredients. Frozen berries, a
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Pumpkin Spiced Syrup

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA today. Thanksgiving is a holiday that I think I could get into. Eating, spending time with and giving thanks to loved ones and pumpkin pie. Yes, that is definitely something I could get into. I have tried the pum
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Singapore Life #25 – Around Here

A little look at life around here… A few weekends ago we went out to Sentosa Island. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Sentosa is a funny place. So man made and tacky. To be fair, there are lots of attractions on the little
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Beverage Series – Quick Drink Ideas

This will be the last post in my Beverage Series. You can have a look back at all of the recipes in the series here. Today I’ll recap some of my favourites and I also have some really simple ideas for you that taste great. This Lemon Iced Tea w
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Beverage Series – Tom Yum Vodka Shots

I’m not a big cocktail drinker, but if I do have one, I definitely like the more fruity or zesty cocktails as opposed to the creamy ones. Despite my intense chocolate love, I’d have a caprioska over a mudslide any day. In the supermarkets here you ca
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Beverage Series – Watermelon Agua Fresca

I used to be a professional juicer. Seriously…my first full time job was at Boost Juice. It probably wasn’t the best first job out of school but I did make some great friends there, including The Lovely L who I’ve now been lucky enough to connect wit
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Beverage Series – Basil Infused Lemonade

I hope you’re liking the beverage series so far. Drinks are not something that I have normally concentrated a lot on making, but I have had heaps of fun looking for recipes and ideas for this series. I still have a few posts up my sleeve including so
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Beverage Series – White Chocolate Chai Tea

It’s absolutely pouring and dark outside as I write this and when it’s like this outside, for a moment, I can be tricked into thinking that it’s a cold and rainy day outside. Of course, it’s not – it’s still sticky and hot. I like the cold and
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