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Jamie Oliver’s Alcohol Free Summer Fruit Punch


Most recipes for a summer fruit punch do seem to end up being rather alcoholic. They often have whole bottles of rosé or red wine poured in along with the other ingredients. For a change, how about this recipe from Jamie Oliver that uses only fruit. No sugar is added and the only garnish is […]

The Amazing Watermelon Keg You’ll Want For Your Summer Parties!


https://www.facebook.com/FoodNetwork/videos/10154479251801727/?sw_fnr_id=365012519 This video for a watermelon keg comes from the Food Network, and what a brilliant idea it is too! It’s also fairly simple to create. Take one large watermelon and mush up the insides. Pour out the contents through a sieve to ensure you are leaving the seeds etc behind. Then, pour it back […]

Pineapple-Basil Vodka: The New Star Of Summertime Drinks!


It’s time to talk about summer drinks, considering just how warm it’s now becoming. I walked around my local market this morning and it was already over 20c. Anyway, I’ve come across a drink that I think will become very popular this summer season. It’s name reflects the ingredients used – Pineapple-Basil Vodka. Well ok it’s […]

The Olympics, Pimms And Some Really Great Ideas


Just how well is the UK Olympics team doing right now? Amazingly well!!! Gold medals won by Adam Peaty, Mo Farah and Helen Glover – just to name a few! Silver medals are now hanging around the necks of competitors like Bryony Page, Jazmin Carlin and Louis Smith. Not forgetting those with Bronze medals like Edward Ling and Steven […]

Sangria: The Ideal Party Drink For Friends Family And Summer!


Summer for many is a chilled glass of Sangria. Small chunks of fruit with red wine, sugar (or something else sweet like honey) and something to boost the alcohol content, like gin or brandy. Lounging around on the patio with a full glass is what summertime is all about! You can serve the Spanish drink […]

Mojito! Essential Summertime Ideas!


It’s time to talk about Mojito, the summertime beverage that was born in Havana, Cuba. Yes I know it’s a Monday and talking about Alcoholic drinks this early in the week might seem strange. But are we not all all adults here and fully aware of the need to drink responsibly? Besides it’s summer and sitting outside enjoying […]

Time To Relax With These Lovely Summertime Drinks


When you’re outside relaxing in the sunshine, what will you be drinking? I’ve found some great drinks from fab food bloggers that are perfect for the summertime. These recipes can be easily be made at home and they are totally delicious! No excuses now, get into the kitchen, whip up one of the recipes and go […]

Sunshine In A Glass – A Guide To Making Summer Cocktails


You may not be able to make it to the beach this summer but you can still recreate it in your own back garden – inflatable pool, deck chairs and an exotic drink or two. Most of that I am sure you can handle but let us help you with the liquid refreshments… This infographic […]

Stay Cool In The Heat With Tequila and Watermelon Summer Time Drink


A slice of watermelon is one of things that can always cool you down and make you feel refreshed – just like that. A tiny bit of magic on a hot summers day. So how well will it do with a dash of tequila? This recipe for Tequila and Watermelon comes via the New York Times. […]

Summer Sangria


Fancy making up your own drink to serve friends and family at your BBQ this summer rather than just opening a bottle of wine? How about putting together a Sangria? Sangria is traditionally drunk in Portugal and Spain and literally means “bloodletting” because of its typical dark red colour. There are a few variations of Sangria […]