Recipes

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. […]

Continue Reading…

by

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 […]

Continue Reading…

by

White Chocolate Pretzels

white-chocolate-pretzels

I pull out this recipe whenever I’m feeling time-poor and have to bring a plate along to a party. They’re super simple to put together and the delicious mixture of salty and sweet equals a guaranteed crowd pleaser. You will need: 1 packet good quality melting chocolate 1 packet salted pretzels Sprinkles Method: Melt your […]

Continue Reading…

by

Fresh Raspberry Cordial

home-made-raspberry-cordial

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 […]

Continue Reading…

by

Cocktail Hour: The Mighty Mojito

best-mojito-recipe

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 […]

Continue Reading…

by

Really Good Granola

really-good-granola

You will need: 2 cups oats 1 cup raw almonds, chopped (or pecans or cashews) 1/2 cup quinoa flakes 1/2  cup coconut flakes 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoon flax seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup brown sugar (or coconut sugar) 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon Method: […]

Continue Reading…

by

Tips for Creating a Cheese Board at Home

creating-a-cheese-board

Cheese, cheese, cheese. Hard, soft, blue, creamy, pungent– whatever style, I love it. I’m never one for desserts, but if there’s cheese on the menu? Bring it to me quickly and don’t skimp on the bread. Delicious qualities aside, a cheese board is the perfect no-brainer starter when you have guests over. Here’s a couple of handy […]

Continue Reading…

by