For many, Easter and Passover confirm that spring has truly arrived. Here at the shop, spring means we can prop the front doors open, visit more local farms and it means an increase in our supply of fresh goat milk cheeses.
Negus was my drink for a stressful holiday season, when its comforting, calming sips hit the spot. However, the less taxing months of January and February mark the arrival of Seville oranges and allows one to graduate from negus, to the more grown-up Smoking Bishop. Smoking Bishop is also made with port and sugar but, instead of water, it calls for dry red wine and tasty Seville oranges replace the lemons.