A few weeks ago I was invited to an intimate dinner during Italian Cuisine Week with Campari’s newest gin, O’ndina at Harry’s Dolce Vita, London. The evening was to be a drinks reception followed by an intimate bespoke dinner and more delicious O’ndina cocktails in Harry’s Dolce Vita’s Canaletto private dining room. A quick internet search… Continue reading Gin O’ndina at Harry’s Dolce Vita
After accidentally having one too many grown up drinks last night and being up early this morning to walk Juniper and pick some more sloes, I have been left feeling a little jaded. In my younger days of galavanting, the remnants of the night before could be seen off quickly and fairly painlessly with three… Continue reading Red Snapper
Friday night most certainly reeks of cocktails, so here is a little recipe to kick off your weekend! For this cocktail you'll need a bottle of Strawberry & Balsamico Gin. Fresh strawberries, strawberry and black pepper distillates and "the very finest balsamic vinegar money can buy*" are added to a classic gin base to create this fruit gin.
As you lot have probably already gathered, I'm having something of a love affair with Malfy gin. Hubby got me started on it with their Con Limone, then came my favourite Originale. I previously explained that I went all Veruca Salt about getting my hands on the Con Arancia then they only went and did it again. … Continue reading Malfy Gin Rosa
As I mentioned in a previous cocktail post, last gin day Teacher Buddy #1 and I actually tried our hand at making some different cocktails, rather than falling into our usual routine of faves. I'm so pleased we did, because this is now most definitely a new favourite of mine! Taken from probably my most… Continue reading Rhubarb Sour
Well it's certainly heating up isn't it folks! I've spent the day at an incredible STEM event with some of the kids from school, came home to continue proof reading reports and now my brain pretty much resembles blancmange. So rather than pouring myself a nice simple G&T for some reason I decided to cocktail it… Continue reading Gin Basil Smash
Sorry for my recent absence, as the end of the school year is fast approaching my day job kind of took over and then I was in desperate need of brain switch off time. Thankfully I'm feeling well rested after a successful half term break and an especially successful Holiday Gin Day! Teacher Buddy and… Continue reading The Blue Train