Steamed Milk with Cinnamon and Dates

As a college student, local coffee houses (that were not national chains) drew me in as an evening hangout spot.  It wasn’t about the coffee; my friends and I came for the ambiance.  To justify occupying a table, I would order a cup of hot chocolate or steamed milk. However, unlike those artificially tinted cups of warm, frothy sweetness, this homemade version of steamed milk … Continue reading Steamed Milk with Cinnamon and Dates

Apple Goji Berry Spiced Cider

Now at the most northerly latitude that I have ever lived, the Canadian penchant for steaming cups of coffee makes a lot of sense.  But I’ll never join in drinking the bitter stuff, as heavenly as the aroma is.  As an alternative, hot tea has its appeal, yet sometimes I find myself wanting more flavour.  And for flavour, spiced cider is the way to go. … Continue reading Apple Goji Berry Spiced Cider