PRODUCT: Bombay Sapphire Gin & Bombay Sapphire East

Gin and tonic is a classic summer cocktail. After all, it was invented in the heat of India, for soldiers and civilians of the British Raj. (Raj is the Hindi word for reign, and is the term often used to describe the period between 1858 and 1947 before Indian independence, when the British ruled the… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Bombay Sapphire Gin & Bombay Sapphire East”

TIP OF THE DAY: Mixed Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

So simple but so delicious, the Caprese salad (insalata caprese in Italian) layers slices of tomato and mozzarella di bufala* with fresh basil. The dressing is a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The salad is named after the Italian island of Capri, where it was widely popularized in the 1950s following its “discovery”… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Mixed Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad”