We’re deep into the swing of Spring, with Summer just on the horizon. To boot, daylight savings has given us more daylight in the afternoons to play with. What I’m trying to say is, it’s time to start putting the deck and garden to good use and start entertaining outdoors a little again. A perfect […]
You’re out for dinner and feeling adventurous, it’s time to try something new! Browsing the wine list you flick past the usual suspects, Sparkling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and you stop at the wines listed as “Other”, or perhaps it’s called “Unique Wines” or “Interesting Varieties”. No matter the name, here is where you...
Gin is the drink on everyone’s lips – and with summer just around the corner, we’ll be seeing a lot more of it in refreshing cocktails and punches to beat the heat in style. Enter Roku Gin – Suntory’s latest creation to kick dry gins’ butts to Timbuktu. he foundation of Roku is built on...
A Creative Immersion with Bombay Sapphire. “Sorry about the super short notice on this but we’ve just been presented with a really cool op by Bombay Sapphire that I think you’ll be able to cut a number of ways. Knowing you, thought it could be right up your alley.” Deeply flattered by Ian’s perfect email […]
The nights are a little longer and colder now but that’s the perfect excuse for some inside entertaining. To help add some flavour to your evenings The experts from QT Hotels have two simple cocktail recipes that will add some flair to any occasion. Shinsen Martini Cocktail by Jared Thibault from Hot Sauce at QT...
Who doesn’t love a good cocktail in the Summer? (or all year round if we’re honest), but for those of us who have a gluten-free diet finding a cocktail to drink can be a bit of a mission. While many types of alcohol are gluten-free any that are made from wheat, barley or rye have […]
Tis’ the season to celebrate and whether it’s Summer barbeques, New Year celebrations or simply a get-together in the sun, a good cocktail doesn’t go a miss. These four healthier-cocktail recipes take inspiration from our favourite Summer drinks. Photography and styling by Matt Genefaas and Amy Carmichael. Recipes by Clink Clink Drink. Berry Minty Gin...
There’s nothing quite like a good refreshing cocktail on a Summer day. When it comes to creating alcoholic drinks of any sort however, my skills are fairly lacking. I’ve always wanted to be able to make professional quality cocktails and luckily Hendricks Gin let us in in some of their favourite cocktails for Summer plus […]
Espresso martinis are EVERYWHERE right now- and if you haven’t had a taste of their coffee flavoured deliciousness you really should. To make things even easier, now you don’t even have to leave your house to enjoy this popular drink. This is because the talented team at Cocktail Collective have begun their own cocktail delivery […]
We’re very fond of a cheeky cocktail at the end (read: middle) of the working week and Non Solo Pizza and Sanpellegrino have let us in on a little secret… Ready to prepare at home, whether it be to wind down on a Friday or a Saturday night cocktail party with the gals, these recipes […]
Meet the new Baileys Almande Almondmilk Liqueur. This naturally light tasting spirit is a dairy-free, gluten-free and certified vegan liqueur that blends the luscious, nutty flavors of real almondmilk with delicious vanilla for an incredibly versatile treat. Last year Baileys hit issues with creating a certified vegan product when it was discovered they used beeswax in […]
I’m not sure whether this year is going fast because I’m getting old or because I have my wedding coming up. Best not think about it. This fridays drinks (unless you’re going to do this on a Thursday night) main ingredient will be Fresh As freeze dried powders. This gives you a quick and easy way of getting […]
Summer is here and it’s time to grab a large bag of ice on the way home tonight and get into the latest craze to sweep the beverage world – frozen rosé cocktails aka frosé. Now dinner with @jessicafrej ?I made the pre-drinks Frosé, frozen rosè wine with strawberry syrup and lemon juice. A photo posted […]
This is the day you’ve been waiting for. Nutella is all grown up and can now officially be consumed in alcoholic form. No longer is your obsession with Nutella restricted to spreading the sweet hazelnut goodness on toast or eating it straight out of the jar – yes girl, we are looking at you for that […]
In an effort to raise awareness and funds to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa, Belvedere Vodka has launched a very special campaign where 50% of the profits of the 2016 Global Red Initiative will be forwarded to the Global Fund. “We are committed to the (RED) initiative and are thrilled to be showing our support locally […]
It was the last show of the Marr Factory series and what better way than to raise our glasses of Bombay Sapphires ‘The Ryder Collins’ cocktails. Inspired by the latest Kate Sylvester collection Chase Bickerton put together his slant on an old classic. Kate’s collection has a feminine yet independent and dark and brooding feel […]
If you’re really out to impress, this is the cocktail to do it with. Despite its sophistication, it’s surprisingly easy to create. Featured in M2woman January/February 2014. [row cols_nr=”2″] [col size=”4″] [/col] [col size=”8″] Ingredients: 45ml Grey Goose L’Orange vodka 15ml St Germain liqueur 60ml Pomegranate juice Method: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker […]