Glühwein, such a lovely winter treat

Friday, 13 July 2018|Drinks|Tags: |

Phew – half of winter gone! Only another six weeks left before it’s officially spring folks. I can’t believe how it’s rushing by. But six weeks is still plenty of time to indulge in the finer things winter offers – like the chance to cosy up in front of the fire with glühwein. For its ability to warm you up […]

Classic daiquiri, perfect party icebreaker

Thursday, 24 November 2016|Drinks|

My cocktail philosophy is rather basic. I like the classics and I don’t like them too sweet. A good old whiskey sour fits this bill. So does a daiquiri. I didn’t always think so, because the start of my relationship with the humble daiquiri was rather rocky.

It involved wooden pub benches sticky with someone else’s spilled drinks and […]

Whiskey sour cocktail

Thursday, 12 November 2015|Drinks|Tags: |

Sex On The Beach, it just doesn’t do it for me. Neither do Orgasms. Not terribly Cosmopolitan of me, I know. But I’m just not that kind of girl. A cocktail drinker that is.

My knowledge of hard tack and cocktails was kinda up there with No 1’s ability to make sense of income statements and read balance sheets. Notable for […]