Mountain Berry Cocktail Recipe

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Recently in Vail, Colorado when attending the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Conference at The Ritz Carlton, Bachelor Gulch I was served one of their delicious cocktails.  I hope you enjoy this mountain berry cocktail, with huckleberry-infused vodka, as much as I did.

RECIPE: Left Overs For Lunch

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes:

A great easy lunch, and very healthy for you. Kids love making this as it is similar to making a taco!

RECIPE: Spinach and Cheese Filo Pastries

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: You don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy this dish of spinach and cheese filo pastries. People often hear alarm bells and get into cold sweats at the thought of using filo pastry, but give this recipe a try and you’ll see how simple it can be.

RECIPE: How to Cook Steak

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: It’s barbeque time in Australia all of the time and that means lots of easy meals – steak and salads. Not everyone knows how to tell if a steak is rare, medium or well done, without cutting the meat to check inside. We’ll tell you how to test if a steak is cooked.

RECIPE: Pink Lychee Cocktail

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: This pink lychee cocktail looks pretty, tastes wonderful and is extremely refreshing. Ideal for a summer evening or a dinner party aperitif.

RECIPE: Chocolate Fondue Dessert

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Chocolate is my absolute favourite food and this would have to be the most simple, not to mention absolutely delicious, dessert.   This has the flavours of a Toblerone chocolate – another of my favourites.

200 Year Old Bottle of Shipwrecked Champagne Sold for World Record

One of the 140 bottles of 200 year old Veuve Clicquot champagne discovered amongst a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea last year was recently purchased at auction for a world record price.

Twister Restaurant Concept in Kiev, Ukraine: Sumptuous Design That’s Good Enough to Eat

When a restaurant “looks” sumptuous from the moment you walk in, your dining experience is already enhanced even before you’ve taken a bite of food. Twister is a restaurant proposed for Kiev, Ukraine by designers Sergey Makhno & Vasily Butenko. The furniture & sculptured interiors are outstanding.

Danish Restaurant Noma Voted Best in the World

The San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, organised by Restaurant magazine, is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 800 international restaurant industry experts. The winners were announced in April and the Danish restaurant Noma in Copenhagen has stayed in the number one spot for a second year in a row.

The Top 10 New Restaurants in the United States

OpenTable has come up with a list of the 10 hottest restaurants to open in the United States over the past year, based on over seven million reviews by the ultimate critics – the diners.