With the warmer spring weather, I tried something different when making my coffee one day: I decided to brew it using the sun's heat. I was hoping for a different, milder taste and I was right! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCCTvrnk2t4 The basic coffee-making equation doesn't change: use your favorite coffee, use as much or as little of it … Continue reading How to make sun-brewed coffee
After about three months on hiatus, during which we re-purposed one of the rooms in our house as a studio for the show and renovated it from top to bottom, we're back with a new episode of Ligia's Kitchen! It's a recipe for Kombucha Tea, a delicious probiotic beverage that will replenish your body with … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Kombucha Tea
This autumn, we made grape juice from our grape harvest, using a traditional wine press. This video shows you the process and explains how the grape juice can be stopped from fermenting using either the traditional method, which involves heating it up, or the horseradish method, which will allow you to keep it raw, unaltered … Continue reading Pressing Grapes through a Traditional Wine Press
Here's the latest episode from Ligia's Kitchen: a fun mocktail we call "The Elixir of Youth". We had a ton of fun making this video, as you'll be able to see when you watch it and see the outtakes. The reason the presentation's different is because YouTube and My Drunk Kitchen asked us to make … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: The Elixir of Youth
We (Ligia and I) present episode 16 of Ligia's Kitchen, published for your viewing pleasure late last night. It shows you how to make a nutritious green smoothie. The green smoothie is, of course, a basic raw vegan recipe, but one which is often prepared incorrectly. If the fruits and vegetables used as its ingredients … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Green Smoothie
This week's recipe for Ligia's Kitchen is gingerade, also known as ginger ale. It's similar in taste to lemonade, but it's got that special ginger kick. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4-67O3C2vA English subtitles are available on YouTube (toggle them on/off with the CC button). Episode LK-012-RO-HD Released 3/7/11
Episode 8 of Ligia's Kitchen is out, as of a few minutes ago. This week's recipe is raw almond milk. It's easy, quick, delicious and economical. But don't take my word for it. Try it out for yourselves! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxQpuS0685c Episode LK-008-RO-HD Released 1/30/11
Not much to say other than I like it. I had it this past week, and it's got a nice, refreshing taste. I already like green tea anyway, and if you're going to flavor it with lime, then sweeten it just right, I can't say no. Oh, and it's definitely much better than this stuff.