Category Archives: Cocktails

Rum – Bacardi is 150 years old !

“I love a Cuba Libre”. There it is. I’ve said it. There may be a few “Little Britain” fans out there that will remember Daffyd Thomas ordering one at the bar and laughing, but for me it’s still a perfect tall, … Continue reading

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Cachaca – A taste from Brazil

It’s been a while since the last cocktail post and with Christmas so very close it’s time for another. Today is the turn of the Caipirinha. Now the national drink of Brazil the Caipirinha, meaning ‘country peasant’ was once drunk by those … Continue reading

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Gin – Are you ready for a creamy cocktail ?

I love a cocktail or three, but something I don’t do at home enough is make egg-white creamy cocktails. OK, I know at this point some of you are thinking ‘Hang on, an egg in my cocktail…..I don’t think so’, … Continue reading

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Rum – Honey Daiquiri

So summer came and went and now at the beginning of Autumn I’m catching up on some great drinks we were able to make while the sun was out. During the summer I was very lucky to receive an amazing … Continue reading

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Tequila – Mango Margarita

‘Mango, Mango, Mango’….. On ‘Thirsty Thursday’ around the witching hour of 6pm you’ll hear this screamed around our house. We love a great margarita, but go to the local shop and get some mango juice or mango puree. There’s something … Continue reading

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Vodka – Bloody Mary

With all this rain my garden has gone bonkers! Beans galore, sweet-corn coming on and celery now young and ready for the picking. I love a good salad but I prefer a great Bloody Mary. The spicy red mix wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Tequila – A Thailand Inspired Drink

Well I never, yes it’s raining again ! Lets hope this isn’t our typical English summer starting… The hot weather in May/June was fantastic and now, just when the kids are starting to break up from school the grey clouds … Continue reading

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Vodka – Moscow Mule

Thursday in the Twittersphere is fast becoming know as Thirsty Thursday. So not to feel left out and following on from our last vodka post, the Vodka Bling Bling, today we bring you a Moscow Mule. Again we are using Adnams … Continue reading

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Vodka – Bling Bling

Living in Suffolk has lots of advantages. We’re a stones throw from the sea. We have the best fish and chips. There are loads of good pubs. We have a few fantastic local brewers. Adnams of Southwold is one such … Continue reading

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