December 27, 2013
If you say to your guests "Would you like a glass of Mulled Cider?" they will invariably say "Yes, that would be lovely."
June 29, 2013
Something different to our usual elderflower cordial and champagne that's a gnat's heavier on the alcohol.
November 6, 2012
These short, cold days have me craving a 'Dark and Stormy'. Actually they have been making me reminisce about drinking cocktails in the sunshine in Bermuda. It's a magical place with turquoise seas and pink sandy beaches. We once spent a week zipping around the island on mopeds, swimming with dolphins...and drinking these.
July 15, 2012
Nothing is easier than gin fizz. I tell a lie, drinking gin straight from the bottle is easier but I am told that it's frowned upon and I should really get a glass. Also, you've got to get your five a day from somewhere, so why not from cocktails?
June 2, 2012
Pour this cocktail into a martini glass and top it with 3 coffee beans. The bartender told me that they were for luck, happiness and....well I can't remember what the third thing was but that's because I have just had to drink a couple of these, for photography and testing purposes...just for you.
March 24, 2012
These images remind me that murky mornings, like yesterdays, can turn into glorious afternoons which flow into happy hour and the promise of a Friday evening rhubarb cocktail.
October 12, 2011
So this is how it went. Our neighbours came up trumps again by donating a big basket of beautiful little Discovery apples from their tree. I must send George round to fetch his ball back more often. The colour of the apples is so vibrant even the flesh has streaks of red running through it. George […]
June 15, 2009
I made some Elderflower Cordial yesterday from the recipe in Celia's blog and today it looks a bit less pretty but already tastes and smells lovely.