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Flirtini Cocktail – Get Into The Mood This Valentine’s Day!


This week we have featured a few recipes for you to think about making for your Valentine tomorrow. To go with the sweet and savoury dishes why not start with a Flirtini cocktail to really get you in the mood for all that lovely food you will be serving up? It’s a vodka based cocktail […]

#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 […]

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 […]

Cocktails for those lazy summer evenings


Nothing beats sitting around drinking an exotic cocktail. It could be a bar, a restaurant or your own back garden. We really don’t need a reason to enjoy one…

Watermelon cocktail with vodka, fresh and entertaining!


I couldn’t resist posting this, not exactly a cocktail but the flavours look wonderful. As water melons are still popular on the markets this should be a cheap and easy cocktail to make. All you need is some patience. It’s nice to see a recipe that actually uses something other than a slice of lemon […]

Cocktail Week: Long Island Iced Tea


There seems to be some dispute as to the exact origin of this highball drink. Some say it originated in the 1920’s and others as recently as the 1970’s. However, it happens to be my favourite cocktail! Including vodka, gin, tequila and rum it isn’t for the faint hearted but it does taste delicious. Here’s a video featuring […]

Cheers to Team GB!


Team GB have done fantastically during the London 2012 Olympics. To celebrate their success I thought I’d share this cocktail in their honour….aptly named God Save The Queen! This is the first cocktail in a week of special Summer Drinks we will be focusing on. So dust down your cocktail shaker, embrace the sunshine and enjoy our mix […]