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...

  • 2 Bloom gin strawberry cup strawberry fields
    Ingredients50ml BLOOM Strawberry Cup25ml BLOOM Gin 25ml fresh lemon juice 20ml Vanilla syrup ( monin)MethodShake with ice, for nice foam pour content to Boston glass, discard ice, dry shakePour into...

  • 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 MethodFill a tall glass with ice and pour in Opihr...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 9 Sloe Gin Negroni Cocktail
    Dish type: CocktailServes 2Ingredients40ml Martini Rosso 30ml Sipsmith Sloe Gin 20ml Campari MethodCombine ingredients in an empty mixing glass. Stir. Pour into tumblers or rocks glasses filled with ice. Garnish...

  • 10 Sloe Gin Fizz Champagne Cocktail
    Dish type: CocktailThe Sloe Gin Champagne Fizz is delicious and simple to make Serves 1Ingredients25ml 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: CocktailMiguel Arbe, head barman at Soho's Ceviche shares a fruity bestseller.Serves 1 Ingredients50ml Infusion of Strawberry, Rasberries and Pisco Quebranta 50ml sour mix (30ml lime juice, 20ml sugar...

  • 12

    Negroni

    Ingredients (makes 1) 30ml gin 30ml sweet vermouth 30ml Campari 1 sliver orange peelMethodFill a rocks glass with ice. Pour the spirits over the top and twist in the orange...

  • 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 of freshly ground...

  • 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 MethodPlace 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...

  • 16

    Milky Way

    Ingredients (Serves 1) 30ml Stolichnaya vanilla vodka 10ml Kahlua 10ml Frangelico 5ml toffee liqueur 50ml cream Method Shake in a cocktail shaker or jar with ice and pour in a...

  • 17

    Cocoa and vanilla smoothie

    Ingredients (Serves 1) 200ml semi skimmed milk 200g vanilla yogurt 2 whole wheat cereal biscuits 1 tsp cocoa MethodPlace all the ingredients in a liquidiser or food processor and blend...

  • 18

    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...

  • 19

    The Akvinta Gold Cooler

    Ingredients 50ml Akvinta vodka 125ml cloudy apple juice Method Build the drink by putting cubed ice in a tall glass, followed by the Akvinta vodka and the cloudy apple juice...

  • 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 year’s...



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