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The Culinary Courtesan

Feb 24, 2020

In this episode we get into Kahlúa, the famous coffee liqueur from Mexico. Did you know that Kahlúa has it's own holiday?That's right...February 27th is the day to dust off the coffee spirit and make a fabulous cocktail or pour on a dessert. You ready? Tune into get things going....


Feb 16, 2020

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Sugar Monk in New York City

If you like a good speakeasy, check out Sugar Monk. It’s a gorgeous new speakeasy in Harlem, NY. You will feel like you are back in the times of the Harlem Renassiance. All of the cocktails on the menu are skillfully crafted and are named after artists or women  It’s the...


Feb 3, 2020

In this episode Yolanda Shoshana talks about grappa, the pomace based brandy made in Italy. It's the perfect brandy to sip after a meal or to use in a cocktail.  Find out some of the producer's that she recommends such as Nonino, Bottega, Bonollo and Bepi Tosolini. Tune in for...


Jan 27, 2020

Gastronomy news for while you are on the go....

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Häagen-Dazs Ruby Cacao:

Häagen-Dazs  has just dropped a limited edition ruby cacao ice cream for Valentine’s Day. Ruby cacao is a type of cacao that can be found in Ecuador, Brazil, and Ivory Coast.  Since cacao is influenced by its environment, so ruby...


Jan 21, 2020

All the news stories mentioned in today's episode are listed with links below. Get more of the 411 if it's your jam.

Show Notes

Welcome to the gastronomy news segment on Culinary Courtesan.

National New England Clam Chowder Day:

The first printed recipe of chowder was found in the Boston Evening Post dated September...