Drink

  • 1 Martin Miller's gin and tonic with basil and pink grapefruit
    Ingredients 50ml Martin Miller's Gin 1-2 pink grapefruits Bunch of basil leaves Ice 200ml Fever Tree tonic water Method Pour 50ml Martin Miller's gin into a glass with 5 basil leaves and 3 pink...

  • 2 Bloom gin strawberry cup strawberry fields
    Ingredients 50ml BLOOM Strawberry Cup 25ml BLOOM Gin 25ml fresh lemon juice 20ml Vanilla syrup ( monin) Method Shake with ice, for nice foam pour content to Boston glass, discard ice, dry shake Pour...

  • 3 Opihr Red Snapper recipe: a refreshing gin cocktail with tomato juice
    Ingredients 50ml Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin Tomato juice 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce 2 dashes Tabasco sauce Squeeze of lemon juice Method Fill a tall glass with ice and pour in Opihr Oriental...

  • 4 Classic caipirinha cocktail
    Preparation time: 5 minutes Makes: 1 cocktail Ingredients 4.5 cl Cachaça Fire Water (ask in your local Latin American store) 2 limes cut into quarters 3 generous spoonfuls of sugar Crushed...

  • 5 Top ten cocktails for your bank holiday party
    Whether you're going to kick off your shoes and relax this bank holiday weekend, put your dancing shoes on to head out to Europe's biggest street festival, Notting Hill Carnival, or party...

  • 6 'Tis the season to be bubbly: Guide to the best festive fizz
    Its satisfying pop is guaranteed to get a party started and the lively little bubbles add a touch of festive sparkle to any occasion. And with supermarkets offering astonishingly good deals...

  • 7 Christmas gifts for foodies: the best presents for food lovers
    It is a foodie’s favourite time of year. Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry. And it has been a big year for all things food and drink. With pop up restaurants, supper clubs, micro...

  • 8 Sloe-ly does it: Distill your own sloe gin at home
    With the festive season fast approaching, it's time to stock up your drinks' cabinet with winter warmers. If you fancy a bold, fruity spirit then sloe gin might just be the tipple. Foraging time...

  • 9 Sloe Gin Negroni Cocktail
    Dish type: Cocktail Serves 2 Ingredients 40ml Martini Rosso 30ml Sipsmith Sloe Gin 20ml Campari Method Combine ingredients in an empty mixing glass. Stir. Pour into tumblers or rocks glasses filled...

  • 10 Sloe Gin Fizz Champagne Cocktail
    Dish type: Cocktail The Sloe Gin Champagne Fizz is delicious and simple to make Serves 1 Ingredients 25ml sloe gin 25ml fresh-squeezed lemon juice (half a lemon) 1 egg white Champagne or other...

  • 11 La Pituca (The Posh Girl) Pisco Cocktail
    Dish type: Cocktail Miguel Arbe, head barman at Soho's Ceviche shares a fruity bestseller. Serves 1       Ingredients 50ml Infusion of Strawberry, Rasberries and...

  • 12 Negroni
    Ingredients (makes 1) 30ml gin 30ml sweet vermouth 30ml Campari 1 sliver orange peel Method Fill a rocks glass with ice. Pour the spirits over the top and twist in the orange peel....

  • 13 Bloody Mary
    Ingredients 100ml good quality vodka, chilled 300ml good quality tomato juice, chilled Juice of 1/2 a lemon 2 celery sticks Pinch celery salt Pinch sea salt Plenty...

  • 14 Malted chocolate shakes
    Ingredients (makes 2) 1 large tub of good quality chocolate ice cream (500ml) 250mls milk 4 tbs malt powder 10 chocolate chip cookies Method Place all the ingredients in a blender...

  • 15 Espresso martini
    Ingredients (makes 1) 1 shot espresso 1 shot vodka ½ shot sugar syrup* Method Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass or espresso cup. *sugar syrup is made by heating equal...

  • 16 Espresso martini
    Ingredients (makes 1) 1 shot espresso 1 shot vodka ½ shot sugar syrup* Method Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass or espresso cup. *sugar syrup is made by heating equal...

  • 17 Milky Way
    Ingredients (Serves 1) 30ml Stolichnaya vanilla vodka 10ml Kahlua 10ml Frangelico 5ml toffee liqueur 50ml cream Method Shake in...

  • 18 Cocoa and vanilla smoothie
    Ingredients (Serves 1) 200ml semi skimmed milk 200g vanilla yogurt 2 whole wheat cereal biscuits 1 tsp cocoa Method Place all the ingredients in a liquidiser or food processor...

  • 19 Kuapa Kooko
    Ingredients 30ml Divine white chocolate melted 25ml vanilla vodka (or stir in the scrapings of a vanilla pod and use normal vodka) 15ml crème de cacao Method Shake the ingredients...

  • 20 Fashion fix: Fab cocktails from LFW
    If you’ve been anywhere around the capital this past week you’ll have noticed crowds of incredibly sharply-dressed, ethereal, tall, slender people wandering round - harking the arrival of this...



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