Posh Perspective

Poshalicious Recipes: Picnic Ideas

Summer time and the living is easy. Especially with some cool drinks to serve   I always use fancy glasses, it just makes the atmosphere feel extra special.  Here is some favourite combos.Home made lemonade- Squeeze  a fresh lemons into a glass, Then slowly pour half the amount of maple syrup into the lemon juice.. It separates, so easy to gauge. Top with cold water. sprinkle a tiny touch of cayenne pepper. stir it up it delicious ! Fruit added to lemonade- Raspberry or Strawberries. I just mash them up put thought a tight sieve add to the lemonade. Let sit...

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Poshalicious Recipes: Strawberry & Balsamic Vinegar Semifreddo

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tsp. honey 1/3 cup of water 1 lb./450 g. ripe strawberries, hulled 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 4 baby strawberries or wild strawberries, halved to decorate (optional) Fresh mint sprigs, to decorate (optional) Directions Pour the honey and water into a pan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally Reduce the heat and add the strawberries and simmer for 2 minutes Remove from the heat and let cool Place the strawberries and syrup in a food processor with the balsamic vinegar and process for 30 seconds, or until a chunky mixture is formed Pour the mixture into...

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Covid Events & How to Deal

"You're engaged!!!! Time to plan the perfect Wedding, the Event of the season, but wait...an unexpected guest has come to town - a guest who has made all of your hard work and plans go out the window.  Dear Covid, your invite was not lost in the mail, you were never invited. You have sent out your invites, you have booked your venue and vendors and your big day was a mere 3 months away just as we went into lockdown. Your heart may be feeling heavy, your optimism is growing dim, we may be facing uncertain times where postponement...

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Poshalicious Recipes: Aileen's Homemade Hamburger

Ingredients I lb. ground beef- I prefer grass fed from Ontario. 1 egg 1 small onion finely chopped I heaping tablespoon of Dijon mustard I heaping tablespoon full of ketchup (I prefer French’s- still made in Canada ! ) 1 tablespoon of Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce (they still don’t know the origins of how it came to be…) Optional- 1/4 cup of super fine breadcrumbs (if you have pantry). I have also used 2 tablespoons of oats. Add salt and pepper   Directions are simple.  Just mix it all up and let sit in the fridge for 15 minutes...

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A Word On Masks

Since the new normal is starting to emerge, I am following closely what the science and health experts are telling us. Masks are simply another tool in stopping the spread of the virus. You wearing a mask protects those around you, just like others wearing a mask protects you. If social distancing is not possible, it just makes sense to wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.   am thinking of masks as another accessory…like replacing lipstick or a fun extension of an outfit. Some will be plain, and some will be patterned. We have prints that are fun...

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