East Meets West–southeast asian-style bourbon lemonade

Annette Tomei's bourbon lemonade with a twistThe presentation of this cocktail is inspired by the Filipino dessert Halo Halo (“mix-mix”). The dessert is composed of ice cream on top of a bed of shaved ice then topped with a variety of sweets and toppings that are then mixed in by the diner. Although the cocktail uses lemon granita instead of ice cream, the effect is equally refreshing and playful.  Read more

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Fig & Tulsi Lassi Recipe with Honey and Almonds

Fig Lassi RecipeThis recipe comes to us from Nandita Godbole’s A Dozen Ways To Celebrate: Twelve Decadent Indian Feasts For The Culinary Indulgent. We love Nandita’s philosophy that food should be experienced, not just consumed. Her Fig & Tulsi Lassi offers an experience that hints both at the flavors of summer and something sensually exotic. Read more

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Summery Ice Cream Cocktail (the adult ice cream float!)

Why should the summertime ice cream floats be reserved for the kids? When Campari sent us this recipe we said, “Yes! We deserve something creamy, refreshing and most definitely adult.” Read more

Triple Citrus Sangria with Red Wine

Triple Citrus Sangria | EatSomethingSexy.comDiane Brown, author of The Seduction Cookbook and our Diva Dish maven of dining for two gave us this recipe for citrus sangria from her Family Farm Box blog.

She used California’s summer Valencia oranges to make this tart, tangy and refreshing treat. We love the layers of aphrodisiacs in this drink, including: cinnamon; citrus; brandy and, of course, the red wine.  Read more

Diane’s Caipirinha Recipe–a drink for seduction

caipirinha recipeWe’re feeling the need for a good, stiff cocktail right now. We thought something refreshing would put us all in the mood to transition to spring. (And the combination of aphrodisiac cachaca and fresh citrus might just help you get in the mood.) Read more