Friday Cocktail – Watermelon & Lime Shandy

by Kitchen Butterflyon October 21, 2016
Okay. I’m sorry. The truth is…yes, another Shandy. I wish I could promise you it would be the last :(, sigh…I’m thinking of a tangelo version because tangelos are in season but first, watermelon. Don’t you just love the colour? This has to be one of my favourite shandies. Why? The surprise – watermelon has […]

A Roundup of Beer Recipes for International Beer Day

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 7, 2015
Where do we start? With my fave beer recipe, obviously. Or fave two. Or ten. Shandy A delightful combo of Beer and ‘soft drink’ – from lemon-lime soda to Apple juice, also known as Radler. {Recipe} Chili Beer Sauce What more can I say? Beer and peppers in a hot sauce? Yum. {Recipe} Guinness Caramel […]

Chili Beer Sauce for International Beer Day

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 7, 2015
Which is what happens when you forget cans of Heineken in the deep freezer on your birthday. And you wake up to burst green cans. Because you hate to waste, you keep the half cans of flat beer in your fridge and everyday you stare at them. You use some in a goat meat curry.  […]

Friday Cocktails: Nostalgic for Green Sands Shandy

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 22, 2015
If you were born in 19 whatever, you mightn’t have the foggiest idea about Green Sands Shandy. My Lord, it was the height of refreshment. Do you remember it? In its green bottle? It is what we drank when we graduated from Maltina and Chapman. And today and forever, it is the measure of the […]

Happy 4th of July/Celebrate with a Root Beer Float

by Kitchen Butterflyon July 4, 2011
I can’t recall when exactly I learnt or heard of root beer but as I stood by the table, ready to pay for a drink and burger at the annual 4th of July ceremony for ‘Americans in the Hague & environs’, something clicked and I reached for a can, not without asking the guy on […]