Morocco has become one of my most popular culinary tour destinations, and once you go, you'll know why.
Miles of rich blue Mediterranean coastline and delicious food and wine await!
The secret is out — Portugal is a food and wine lover's dream destination!
Want to indulge your senses in the heart of the Mediterranean? Sicily has you covered!
This is the kind of place that makes you feel as though you’ve entered a dream world and also right at home!
You've heard the hype. But what you won’t know until you go there is that it’s TRUE!
Prepare to be astounded by the endless vineyards, food and vibrant lifestyle that make this destination so special!
Ready to explore the “real Greece”? With its rich history, azure water, and delicious food, this island has it all!
HOT FIG TODDY
2 ounces bourbon 4 ounces boiling water 3 ounces fig and spice-infused simple syrup 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice Freshly grated nutmeg Cinnamon stick as a garnish Strip of orange peel
Combine the bourbon, boiling water, fig-infused simple syrup and lemon juice in a glass mug and stir together. Grate a pinch of nutmeg onto the top. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and strip of orange peel.
Makes 1 toddy
FIG & SPICE-INFUSED SIMPLE SYRUP 12 dried Golden or Mission California figs, diced 1 1/2 cups water ½ cup honey Peel of 1 orange, removed with a vegetable peeler, white pith removed 6 whole cloves 4 thin slices fresh ginger 1 cinnamon stick
Place the figs, water, honey, orange peel, cloves, ginger, and cinnamon stick in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat, strain, pressing the spices, figs and orange peel, to extract as much liquid as possible. Discard the spices, figs and orange peel.
Makes 9 fluid oz. or enough for 3 toddies.
Post your pic and tag @chefjoanneweir on Instagram.We would love to see how yours turned out!
Sign up and I'll send you my latest recipes and cooking tips from some of my favorite places!