Category Archives: Cocktails

Where to go during Valentine’s Weekend

Well it is that time of year again folks, when Saint Valentine spreads his annual magic. Valentine’s Weekend is one of those strange feast days.  Do it right and you escape revenge for another year.  Do it wrong and the … Continue reading

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El Greco Sangria

Well boys and girls the summer has officially started, so grab your spot on the beach while you can!  I nearly bought a sunbed the other day but I didn’t want to curse it. So you want something cool, tasty … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Disaster Area

Well normally I am pretty handy in the kitchen, it is one thing that I pride myself on.  But I do have the odd day when my brain just goes off on a tangent and comes up with crazy unworkable … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine

There is nothing better than decorating your Christmas tree with the aroma of warm, soothing Mulled wine filling the room. Mulled wine has been around for centuries and is generally considered to be a continental invention. It is very popular … Continue reading

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Winter Cider Punch

Time for a drink I think, and make something very hot and alcoholic. An old family recipe is hot cider punch, simple and effective. Empty a pint bottle of cider into a sauce pan.  I recommend Green Goblin from Wychwood … Continue reading

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Nick’s Peach and Passion Cocktail

Pride and Passion Cocktail You need, one measure peach schnapps, one measure passion fruit syrup, half a measure of freshly squeezed lime, half a measure of cointreau and two measures of cranberry juice. For the garnish you need one slice … Continue reading

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Chase Gin host Cocktail competition

Well I’ll tell you why I like Mondays, because I tend to end up sampling some gorgeous drinks courtesy of the best Bar tenders in the Midlands. And this week was no exception.  Williams Chase Gin provided the sponsorship for … Continue reading

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