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Serve Your Loved One A Chocolate Martini This Valentine’s Day


To make a really romantic Valentine’s Day home cooked experience, you need to ensure you have all the bases covered. Not just a fancy dessert or a great main course, but drinks as well. How about a chocolate martini? One that has a decorated rim to show off  the chocolate milk, which happens to have […]

The Amazing Pineapple Mint Wine Slushie!


Spring has sprung, and summer is right around the corner. Which means we’re all going to need something cool and refreshing to wet our whistles. Screw do-nothing, virgin mocktails and boring, flavorless beer. It’s time for something different. It’s time for… WINE SLUSHIES! I know what you’re thinking. Why have I not thought of this before?? I mean, we’ve all […]

#FoodBloggerFriday: Strawberry Daiquiri – Cocktails and Cupcakes


We end the week with a great recipe for #FoodBloggerFriday. It’s from Alison at Dragons and Fairy Dust, someone we have already paid a visit to. Generally we know what to do with strawberries but if you have too many and you are running out of ideas then you should try this. Alison started off […]

Six Nations Party Drinks!


Will you be watching the Six Nations with friends? Fancy making some cocktails to go with the snacks which were featured yesterday? I’ve found a two cocktails from thebar.com website which should keep everyone warm on the inside and a non-alcoholic option from the BBC Food website. The first is for a Baileys Latte which […]

Cocktails & Mocktails


This is our last recipe post before Christmas from Bob and I here at Cookery Ideas and I thought we’d end our festive run with a cocktail and a mocktail! So dust down your cocktail glasses and shakers and treat yourself to a special Christmas drink this year. Our first offering should certainly warm your […]

The Ultimate Festive Drink, Christmas Pudding In A Glass


If you are looking for a festive drink to go with your party then this is just for you. Of the many festive drinks available, such as Eggnog, this one will actually taste of Christmas pudding! The recipe for Christmas pudding vodka comes from the Hairy Bikers Christmas Party TV program (BBC UK). Si King and Dave […]

Festive Friday: Eggnog


When I was young my parents would make themselves Eggnog as a special festive drink. I have always considered it a Christmas cocktail but sadly,  it seems not to be fashionable any more. Well let’s change that! Let’s bring back some of the older Christmas drinks this year, Eggnog is a perfect start because not only […]

‘Chill out’ by the pool with these top 5 summer cocktails!


Whether you are posing by the pool or looking cool in the garden, you need one of our top 5 summer cocktails. Not just because they look good, full of colour etc, but also because they taste fantastic. All you need is a fancy glass , a cocktail shaker and some ice. The rest you probably […]

Anyone for Pimm’s? The original British Summer drink


Can you have a summer without a bottle of Pimm’s on hand? It’s a great a starter when you are creating cocktails but did you know it been around for a very long time? Pimm’s, which is something between a fruit cup and a liqueur, started life before 1900 with a farmer’s son from Kent […]

Christmas Drinks Week: Christmas Cosmopolitan


This recipe for a Christmas Cosmopolitan  is a twist on the traditional Cosmopolitan cocktail. The ingredients are few, simple to put together and would be a great addition to any Christmas party. This recipe serves 10 people. How to make your Christmas Cosmopolitan: 500ml vodka 500ml ginger wine 1 litre cranberry juice Juice of 5 limes – keep […]