Coco loco

C’mon summer, hurry up so that I can lounge around in my garden supping these please! Just 4 ingredients, very simple to knock up, and utterly delicious to drink. Well done Waitrose Food Magazine, this has become a regular in our house, and surely the inclusion of coconut water makes it healthy, right? Ingredients (per… Continue reading Coco loco

Rhubarb Martini

When life gives you rhubarb, you’ve cooked it up and eaten the delicious sharp pink fruit, you are invariably left with a bunch of syrup. This is what you should do with that syrup – make a martini! Wondering what to do with the fruit? Well the list is endless, but my first suggestion would… Continue reading Rhubarb Martini

Rose Margarita (Rosarita?)

Although I’ve never lived there, I’ve definitely inherited a taste for all things Turkish from my father, and a love of all things rose is one of them. I think if given the chance the only thing I’d ever have on toast is rose petal jam (marmite comes second) and I’m quite partial to rose… Continue reading Rose Margarita (Rosarita?)

French 75

NYE 2020 was kicked off in weird COVID-era style by a couple of French 75 cocktails, which most definitely packed a punch. Created in the 1920’s and named after a WW1 french field gun (!) this is a remarkably refreshing drink for something so boozy, and led to a very giggly Zoom call with some… Continue reading French 75

Clover Club

If it’s Friday night, it needs to be a cocktail – and this is a doozy. This is a Clover Club, first made for me by a bartender in London who made me write down the recipe (what a lovely lady!). Ingredients (enough for 2, because no one wants to drink a cocktail alone!) 150ml… Continue reading Clover Club

Cosmopolitan

Having a Friday night cocktail to mark the end of the week has long been something I’ve enjoyed, there’s nothing quite like it. A Cosmo is a classic cocktail, and with both lime juice & cranberry juice it surely counts as one of my five-a-day right? RIGHT? Ingredients (enough for 2) 120ml vodka 120ml cranberry… Continue reading Cosmopolitan