Apéritif de Lillet Cannelle Basilic

Makes 1 cocktail Ingredients 1 ounce cucumber infused gin 2 ounces lillet blanc ½ ounce blood orange juice ½ ounce cinnamon basil syrup Garnish with cucumbers marinated in cinnamon basil and lillet blanc Cinnamon basil leaves for garnish Directions In a shaker filled with ice, combine gin, lillet, blood orange juice and cinamon basil syrup. […]

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Cinnamon Basil Grilled Plums and Sichuan Pepper Ice Cream & Toasted Quinoa Spiced Crumble

Serves 6-8 , makes 1 quart Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh cinnamon basil, chopped fine 2-3 tablespoons turbinado sugar 2 teaspoons  Sichuan peppercorns, crushed 1 teaspoon pink salt 2 pounds red flesh plums, halved ½ cup of honey or cinnamon basil syrup  ( Field Apothecary) 2 cups heavy cream Toasted Quinoa Spiced Crumble Directions On a […]

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Cinnamon Basil Syrup

Makes 1 cup syrup Ingredients ½ cup to 2 cups sugar ½ cup to 2 cups water ½ cup fresh cinnamon basil leaves Directions Place water, sugar and cinnamon basil leaves in a medium saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer for a few more minutes. Take off heat and […]

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Red Basil Cinnamon Lip Gloss (Brown Tint)

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon shea butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin seed oil 1 tablespoon beeswax ½ tablespoon Vitamin E oil 1 cinnamon stick ¼ cup fresh cinnamon basil DIRECTIONS Wrap basil with kitchen twine or in cheese cloth for easy removal. Heat up ingredients in small saucepan, and let simmer for 7 to 10 minutes, infusing ingredients. […]

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