Handy to have / Patogu turėti
Useful to purchase / Naudinga įsigyti here
Nice to watch / Gražu pažiūrėti
for more / daugiau —->
Awesome article by Margarett Waterbury – an Oregon-based writer, editor which made me drool.
Lillet Blanc Blackberry Sauce
The Tin House Martini
Going for Martini…
“I took (this) attitude with me out in the world, calling vermouth a drink for old ladies, for people who were too wimpy for a real martini, a dry martini, the preferred drink of Hemingway, Churchill, James Bond, and me.
I couldn’t have been more wrong.
The first time I had a martini with a real slug of vermouth in it, I was shocked, because it was absolutely delicious. Instead of gritting my teeth through a punishing glass of teeth-achingly cold straight gin, I was actually enjoying it. Vermouth simply balances gin, adding sweetness, a rounder mouthfeel, and a slight bitter edge to what is frankly often an unbalanced-tasting spirit, all aromatics and no substance.
Vermouth is made out of (usually inexpensive) wine, which is why you can buy it at the grocery store in many states. Typically fortified with brandy or neutral grain spirits, vermouth is also highly aromatized with herbs and spices, giving it a distinctive savory-sweet taste…”
For more read here
via Twist & Cook
Phew… have not posted anything for a while – have been moving from Ireland to Lithuania with the month stay in Sweden :} I know it sounds hectic, but I will try to slow down… Today – simple yet tasty – cabbage and orange salad. Enjoy!
I know what I am having for my lunch (or maybe dinner if I follow all this through) today…
… and I know what I will be watching again tonight as well!
Kitchenvignettes reminds us of approaching winter ;}