Strawberry Cachaça Shake

Cachaça isn’t the most well-known sugarcane spirit. Pretty much every other style of rum is more well-known. If you’ve heard of it, chances are it’s because you’ve had it in the national drink of Brazil, the caipirinha. Production of cachaça is similar to that of rhum agricole in that it’s made with fresh-pressed cane juice. This creates a clean, crisp, vegetal flavor that’s not present in other rums. Read more

Brie Stuffed Mushrooms with Strawberry Balsamic Tarragon Sauce

Stuffed mushrooms are one of my favorite appetizers, and this recipe is one I put together a year ago with the intention of encouraging friends to try new flavor combinations. Brie and strawberry is a fairly standard pairing, but Read more