Cucumber & Mint French 75 Cocktail, with homemade Cucumber Gin

This deliciously refreshing cocktail is a twist on the classic French 75, it uses homemade cucumber gin, fresh mint and lime juice, which is topped up with bubbly champagne. It's the perfect cocktail for this summer!...more

Cucumber Gin and Tonic Sorbet

CUCUMBER GIN AND TONIC SORBETSummer in a glass is also what this has been called! It is light, crisp, very refreshing and has a good punch too!!...more

Say Cheers On World Gin Day With These 10 Gin Cocktail Recipes

World Gin Day is almost upon us and I couldn't be more happy about it. There was a time when I didn't like gin but that is well in the past. Nothing quite says summer to me like a cold gin and and tonic on a hot summer day. Gin and tonic was the first gin cocktail I really loved, but I'm trying to branch out. Here are 10 gin recipes that I would be thrilled to toast with on World Gin Day. Cheers! The Gin Daisy...more
Tangueray n' Tonic, please!more

There’s a New Gin in Town: Bogart’s Gin

ROK Stars launches a liquid hommage to Humphrey Bogart. -PJ Gach ...more

Make Your Own Gin (no bathtub necessary)

[image via The HomeMade Gin Kit] ...more

Gin O’Clock

 One of the most popular searches that bring people to my blog is Gin. I bloody LOVE the stuff! As it’s the weekend, I thought I’d post a few more cocktail recipes that I intend to try out very soon. I’ve been staying in a lot lately whilst we save to go away to San Francisco, but that doesn’t mean I can’t have a sneaky tipple or two.Let’s see how these all go down shall we.Cosmic Granny...more

On Rhubarb-Infused Gin

After several unsuccessful attempts to bring the flavor of rhubarb to a summer cocktail (see here and here), my friend Betsy Delph deserves full credit for the following success....more

Thanks Victoria! I've been creeping around my kitchen trying to find other things I can soak in ...more

Seasonal Cocktail: 'Bloodthirsty': Aroma Cucina

And it all started with a tweet.  Here's a new cocktail that can only be enjoyed in season. Go out and find some blood oranges and imbibe! http://aromacucina.typepad.com/aroma_cucina/2011/04/seasonal-cocktail-bloodthirsty.html http://bit.ly/gbXnAo...more

A waft of Chanel No 5, the fizz of a Gin & Tonic and a book quiz failure...

I finally got round last night to reading Saturday’s Guardian magazine....more

A New Cocktail Called "The Garage Sale"

Sitting outside having a cocktail while hubby sells our stuff in a garage sale. What is the cocktail I am having?  Well it is this:...more
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