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Maple Syrup Drinking Vinegar Soda

Maple Syrup Vinegar Soda

A few years ago, my friend Allison took me to dinner at Pok Pok, a local Portland (Oregon) favorite that serves up authentic Southeast Asian fare. The food was certainly praiseworthy, but what captivated me most was their Som, or drinking vinegars. I’d never heard of “drinking vinegars” before, so of course I had to give them a try. Continue Reading Maple Syrup Vinegar Soda

Coconut Horchata

Coconut Horchata

Horchata has its roots in Mexico and Spain and is probably one of the original milk alternatives, and I think still one of the best. There are lots of versions, but most everyone agrees that it’s essentially rice milk with a bit of cinnamon. I’ve used almonds and coconut in my concoction, too, which gives it a full creamy flavor. Continue Reading Coconut Horchata