Like any ice lolly, the most important part of nailing a perfectly refreshing and delicious booze-infused ice popsicle is the ingredients. Ice lollies are just a couple of liquids mixed together, so if the flavour profile isn’t right, there’s nothing left for the treat to hide behind. However, consistency is also a huge part of a successful freeze. Nobody wants a runny ice lolly that melts before they can finish it, right?

 

Sangria on a hot sunny day is incredibly refreshing. Whether you serve up carafes with this goodness at your next party or add a recipe tag and resent it as a gift, there are many ways to celebrate this refreshing summer beverage.

 

As the name would suggest,¬†this dish goes hard on the sesame flavor. Just like Chinese Chicken Burgers, it isn’t an authentic Chinese dish but has been popularized by Asian American restaurants. Sesame chicken isn’t usually marinaded, although some recipes do call for a brief soak in sesame oil and soy sauce.

 

Who does not like a proper Cheese Burger? Leopard’s Leap Cheese Burgers on the Braai are easy to make with only a few pantry staples, a generous slice of Cheddar and of course, a glass of Leopard’s Leap wine!¬†

 

We have all been there before- the lead weight on the top of your frontal lobe, the feeling in the pit of your stomach that you have been at sea for a week and, the distinct feeling that you might feel you need to part ways with whatever is attempting to navigate that said sea in your gut.

 

Coffee-lovers would know how coffee helps them feel more energetic, and it goes beyond that. As the second most-consumed drink in the world after water, coffee can make you less fatigued, boost your productivity and even burn fat by speeding up your metabolism.

 

Bacon jam is that perfect mixture of salt, sweet, and savory that can surprise people into wanting to go back for more again and again.  The unique flavor, the fun texture, and how sensationalized bacon generally make this a fun ingredient everyone should have in their kitchens. These recipes aren’t very strict, so make sure to make them your own! 

 

Just add vodka and wait 4 weeks. Ok not quite, but making your own coffee liqueur at home is rather straight forward. You can even bottle your creation and call it Espresso Martini On The Go.

 

If you are a fan of rum then you will definitely fancy the Mojito, known as a favourite among drink gamblers like Ernest Hemingway, it makes the perfect partner for summer.

 

Italian Bread, sliced into thick pieces and soaked in a traditional egg and milk mixture and, wait for it…. stuffed with a fruit mixture including raspberries and peaches that have soaked overnight in a summer sangria! A summer breakfast favourite for those who like French toast with a dash of booze-infused goodness.