Cocktails

5 Unexpected Garnishes to Try With Your Next Gin & Tonic

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We all know about adding a wedge of fresh lemon or lime to our gin and tonics on a warm summer’s day, but what about trying something different with your next tipple? Gin (glorious gin) is distilled with a world of aromatics which pair perfectly with a range of not-so-typical garnishes. Rosemary and Black Olive: Herbaceous gins like […]

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Cocktail Hour: Raspberry Lemonade

Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail #tellmetuesdayblog

This cocktail is perfect for sunny Sunday afternoons. So I can spend more time catching up with my friends and less time mixing drinks in the kitchen I prefer to make the raspberry syrup a day or so in advance. This cocktail also works really well made in large quantities and served in a jug. […]

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How to Create a Cocktail Bar at Home

How to Create a Cocktail Bar at Home

There’s something very rewarding about mixing yourself a cocktail at home–you can finally put those Pinterest recipes to the test and best of all no one judges you when you’re drinking a martini in your yoga clothes. Just like your kitchen, your cocktail bar needs to be stocked with some key tools for some guaranteed […]

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Fresh Raspberry Cordial

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In a moment of pure luck I recently picked up a tray of delicious raspberries at my local grower’s market for a steal. Some went into the freezer, some were gobbled up on a particularly sunny Sunday afternoon, but most were turned into this lovely fresh cordial for whipping up mocktails and cocktails in a […]

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Cocktail Hour: The Mighty Mojito

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The mojito ticks all of the boxes when it comes to at home mixology: quick, fun and easy to make, plus it’s a total crowd pleaser. Below is my basic mojito recipe, however feel free to adjust the levels to suit your own unique palette. Have a sweet tooth? Add more sugar. Prefer more tang? Up […]

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DIY: Floral Ice Cubes

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I first created these gorgeous floral ice cubes a couple of weeks ago and now I’m a little addicted. I’m having so much (too much?) fun experimenting with different flower combinations and matching them to different cocktails. They look their absolute best when served stacked high in heavy tumblers with something light and spritzy– think vodka […]

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