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This ‘Witches Brew’- halloween cocktail is so stunning. Based on a Purple Hooter, the vivid colour is dramatically beautiful, but with a dark eerie feel perfect for a halloween party.
Sweet orange and floral thyme, give this Gin and Tonic a beautiful fruity freshness. Perfect for a September night. Try this with a Plymouth gin to accentuate the slight sweetness and earthy flavour.
This Charred Lime Gin & Tonic with Fresh Coriander takes the fabulous pairing of gin and lime, boosts it up and then adds to the botanicals with fresh coriander. It is a delicious and unusual Gin & Tonic, but one definitely worth giving a try.
Slight sweet blueberries with tart lime and the zing of mint. This Blueberry, Lime and Mint muddled gin and tonic is the perfect balance of flavours.
Sweet strawberries, fragrant gin and fiery pepper. This Strawberry and Black Pepper Gin and Tonic is a different and delicious way to enjoy your Gin and Tonic.
This Mango and Black Pepper Gin and Tonic is a deliciously different way to enjoy the classic G&T. The sweet mango and fiery black pepper sing together and make this a drink to remember. Super super quick post today as I am off to bed super super early after a super super Easter weekend 😉 Before I […]
This Charred Lemon, Rosemary and Coriander Gin & Tonic is something special! The flavours are so perfectly balanced and it makes a very beautiful start to the evening/afternoon. Well to any occasion!!! Have one at lunch time I won’t judge just pour me one too!!! You know when I said I was addicted to charred […]
A delicious and refreshing cocktail that is a little bit different. This Brown Sugar Caipirinha will go down a treat. Perfect for sipping this weekend. If you like mojito then you will love these Caipirinhas.
Schrödinger’s Fizz, a sweet, sour and fizzy champagne cocktail. A paradox. And thus the name was born. The perfect drink for your New Years Eve celebrations.
This Pink lemonade is a delicious drink that is perfect for relaxing by the pool this summer. Or for serving at your Christmas party! With sweet and sour notes and the wonderful hit of black raspberry this will be a summer favourite! Back when I was at Uni, one of my housemates went shopping. When he […]
This Lemon and Blueberry Punch, is fruity and refreshing, but it packs a punch. (Ha that was unintentional!!!!) It is perfect for relaxing with friends, or for serving at a larger party! I have had a busy day today, I took the boys to the farmer market, which they love as it has a juice […]
Yes you read this correctly a spiced capsicum martini! If you are a fan of the bloody mary and a salty margarita then this is the cocktail for you! The capsicum is muddled with lime, tomatoes and chilli to give you a savoury ‘salad’ juice. A splash of tabasco and some sugar syrup balance everything out into […]
This lychee and ginger cocktail is perfect all year round! The lychees give it the refreshing early summer feel, and also a celebratory Christmas feel (I don’t know why lychees make me think of Christmas!) but the ginger warms it up a little making it perfect for fall. So I think that means it would be […]
This whisky cocktail is an earthy and delicious coffee based drink, it is well balanced and very drinkable! This is the wake up you need on a night out. Today (October 1st) is International Coffee day, which clearly is a day I am going to love! Last year I shared a round up of recipes that […]
A deliciously refreshing cocktail with the natural sweetness of apple, the wonderful floral hints of elderflower and herbal notes of gin. GUESS WHAT!!!! I am sat at the airport again! I know right! Two holidays in as many weeks!!!! Stew and I are off to Cairns for the weekend, and technically this isn’t really a […]
This toffee apple martini is the perfect September cocktail, it doesn’t have the tropical feel that you associate with summer, but it isn’t a wintery drink that is dark and heavy. It is apply, sweet and reminds me of nights when you relax with your socks on, having worn thongs all day! I love September, […]
Cucumber Infused Vodka. A refreshing yet light way to enjoy your vodka straight. Or mix it up into some delicious cocktails. Cucumber vodka sounds plain bizarre doesn’t it!!! But it is great as an icy shot or as the start of a cucumber and mint vodka and tonic. And it is perfect with the cured salmon dish […]
A nutty russian. Not a mad scientist left over from the cold war, but a coffee and nut based cocktail that is smooth, rich and totally delicious! Nutty Russian. Don’t you just love the name!!! I came up with it and was so excited to share it with you. Then I found out that a Nutty Russian was […]
Fairy Floss Martini. A delicious cocktail that adds a bit of theatre to your night! This has a mixture of tart fruit and sweet sugar. Making it a delicious twist on your normal cocktail, plus it is fun. A bit of bar theatre without the need to throw bottles in the air!!! This isn’t quite […]
This cherrytini is the perfect fruity martini! It tastes like an adult version of cherry drop sweets. Packed with cherry flavour and pulling a great alcoholic punch. What a day!!!! After getting my car stuck in the sand I can tell you that a cherrytini was needed!!! I pulled the car off the road to take a phone call, […]
With the sweet taste of grape, strawberry and melon, lychees are so unique and so wonderful. So how better to enjoy them than mixed with more lychee and a bit of vodka to create the seriously drinkable Lychee Martini. Lychee Martinis are perfect for a girls night in. Sweet enough, but with a hint of […]