Quench: Handcrafted Beverages to Satisfy Every Taste and Occasion.pdf
Over 100 recipes for soft and hard drinks--including juices, sodas, teas, liqueurs, bitters, and wines--from the author of Handmade Gatherings.
From homemade root beer to hard cider, fresh-squeezed ginger lemonade to handcrafted Irish cream, do-it-yourself beverages are gaining interest and intrigue across the culinary spectrum. Professional mixologists and amateur home cooks alike are looking for beverages to inspire and satisfy, sourced from a variety of natural and seasonal ingredients. Quench offers the solution, covering the entire beverage range with hot, cold, fermented, infused, and cured offerings. There's something here for every palate, occasion, and need. Quench promises to help you pour a glass of whatever it is you're thirsting for.
“Ashley English has done it again! From DIY Cola to Rose and Cardamom Soda, Throat Soother Tea, and Hard Cider, Ashley's recipes offer a level of detail and expertise that are hard to come by. Quench is an inspired and inspiring collection of recipes that I can't wait to make.”--Molly Wizenberg, author of Delancey and A Homemade Life
“Thanks to Ashley English and her new book, beverages will never again be an afterthought. Quench is bursting with homemade sips (soft, hard, and in-between) that are certain to soothe the throat, slake a thirst, and stir one’s spirit.”—Marisa McClellan, author of Food in Jars
ASHLEY ENGLISH has degrees in holistic nutrition and sociology. She has worked over the years with a number of nonprofit organizations committed to social and agricultural issues, is a member of Slow Food USA, and writes a regular column for the popular blog Design*Sponge, as well as a column for the quarterly publication Taproot. She is the author of four books in The Homemade Living series (Canning & Preserving, Keeping Chickens, Keeping Bees, and Home Dairy), A Year of Pies, and Handmade Gatherings. Ashley and her family live in Candler, North Carolina, where they are converting their land into a thriving homestead.
Refreshing: Lavender Lemonade / Ginger Lemonade / Blueberry Lemonade / Orangeade / Limeade / Ginger Brew / Root Beer / Birch Beer / Cola / Orange Soda / Lemon Lime Soda / Grapefruit Soda / Rose and Cardamom Soda / Strawberry Nectar (Spring) / Peach Nectar (Summer) / Pear Nectar (Autumn) / Citrus Nectar (Winter) / Ginger Shrub / Blood Orange Shrub / Kombucha / Agua de Jamaica / Watermelon Agua Fresca / Water Infusions
Invigorating: Flavored Coffees / Iced Coffee / Traditional Iced Tea / Mint Iced Tea / Lemongrass and Ginger Iced Tea / Wild Zinger Tea / Thai Iced Tea
Satisfying and Indulgent: Almond Milk / Rice Milk / Coconut Milk / Buttermilk / Kefir / Horchata / Mango Lassi / Perfect Vanilla Milkshake / Perfect Chocolate Milkshake / Perfect Strawberry Milkshake / Orange Creamsicle
Comforting: Decadent Hot Chocolate / Lavender Hot Chocolate / Coconut Hot Chocolate / Unapologetic Hot Chocolate / Eggnog Hot Chocolate / Chai / Happy Belly Tea / Throat Soother Tea / Immune Tea / Women's Fertili-tea / Pleasant Dreams Tea
Sprited: Basil Vodka / Hot Pepper Vodka / Cranberry Vodka / Vanilla Vodka / Coconut Rum / Spiced Rum / Pineapple Rum / Pear Brandy / Stone Fruit Brandy / Blackberry Brandy / Apple Brandy / Orange and Clove Whiskey / Black and Blue Whiskey /
Fig and Vanilla Whiskey / Cinnamon and Apple Whiskey / Pear Liqueur / Cherry Liqueur / Limoncello / Irish Cream / Crème de Menthe / Amaretto / Coffee Liqueur / Vin Maison (Spring and Summer) / Vin Maison (Autumn and Winter) / Elderflower Liqueur / Rhubarb Bitters (Spring) / Triple Berry Bitters (Summer) / Pear Bitters (Autumn) / Citrus Bitters (Winter)
Warming and Fermented: Earl Gray Hot Toddy / Gin Toddy / Mulled Wine / Glogg / Dandelion and Honeysuckle Wine / Rose Wine / Hedgerow Wine / Walnut Wine / Wineberry Wine / Raspberry and Elderberry Melomel / Mead / Wassail / Hard Cider
Festive: Eggnog / Spring Sangria / Summer Sangria / Autumn Sangria / Winter Sangria / St. Cecelia Punch / Caramelized Apple Cider Punch / Grapefruit and Rosemary Punch