You’ll note in the photo above some jars. Those jars have within them some corn meal, brown sugar and one has a lively bit of sourdough starter in it. These are remnants from a kitchen filled with the wonderful smells of baking to ward off the deep winter cold we had this year. That cold
You may remember we had a bit of a love affair with Toronto Distillery Co. I say “had” because they no longer exist, at least, not the way they used to. Due to many reasons (including the silly AGCO laws) they were forced to shut down operations of their distillery. Enter Nickel 9 Distillery. They
Shawna and I have been enjoying the appearance of mix drinks that are both locally made and NOT syrupy sugar filled awfullness. The new contender in this category is Dixon’s with their Gin Fusion. Easy drinking, light, refreshing and tailored made for the summer, I’ve been grabbing cans of this since I first discovered it.
Over the weekend we decided to do a bit of a taste test. We had a bottle of Italian limoncello that Shawna had picked up during a trip to the beautiful country a while back along with a bottle made by Dillon’s. Limoncello is a traditional spirit made mostly with lemons and a few aromatics
On a rainy day on our way to Blood Brothers we made a stop at a tiny little distillery called Yongehurst. They are just getting started but already they have a wide range of products. We decided to give the Lost River Triple Sec a try. The name is a reference to Toronto’s lost rivers.