This refreshing Passion Fruit Drink with a hint of Earl Grey tea is like a tropical Arnold Palmer!
?People need convincing to go to Maui""? asked my friend Nina when I posted a photo from the press lunch I was at with the Hawaii Visitor and Convention Bureau. I laughed because she kind of had a point. AJ and I would go back to Maui more often if we could! Longtime readers will remember that we spent 5 weeks in Maui back in 2011, but sadly AJ and I haven?t been back since. So when the Hawaii VCB reached out to me to see if I wanted to learn more about Maui, I immediately jumped at the chance! So, in honor of Hawaii, I opted to make a Passion Fruit Drink with a hint of Earl Grey inspired by an Earl Grey Lemonade I had at the lunch. (Jump directly to the recipe.)
The minute I told AJ about the lunch, he started reminiscent of our time in Maui. The beach. The hiking. The beach. The food. The beach. Really, for us it was all about the beach. AJ has a hard time relaxing and doing nothing EXCEPT for on a beach. And when we opted to go to Maui for the 5 weeks that we did, we ended up going to the beach pretty much every day. Sure there were those excursions around the island, driving to Hana and going to upcountry to taste Hawaiian wine, hiking through bamboo forests and chasing waterfalls, but those were the exceptions to our beach days. It never got old and the days went all too fast.