Tag: Cocktails

All Shook Up : Brandy Cocktails

All Shook Up : Brandy Cocktails

In a new monthly feature we’re going to be looking at the history of a particular drink and the cocktails associated with it. Today its brandy. A firm favourite in this house, usually savoured in a balloon after a particularly good meal as a digestif. What are your favourite brandy […]

NEW YEARS EVE – It’s Party time

NEW YEARS EVE – It’s Party time

If you like celebrating the last day of the year then we’ve put together the ultimate in cocktails and nibbles. Hogmanay is the Scottish word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year in the Scottish manner. The origins of the word Hogmanay remain rather hazy. There are […]

All The Trimmings – Festive Cocktails

All The Trimmings – Festive Cocktails

It’s Christmas Eve and we’re getting in the party mood. Caro has been raiding the drinks cabinet and coming up with some amazing cocktails. So here we go it’s time to forget the storm and pour yourself a large one ! Last year, I provided Anita-Clare with a number of […]

St.Valentines Day Cocktails

St.Valentines Day Cocktails

Welcome back Caro Ness and the most sublime looking trio of Valentines Day cocktails. I have to say each one looks absolutely mouth watering and I cannot wait to get the cocktail shaker out and make some of these for my beloved.  I admit that in the past, I have […]

Happy New Hangover – Cure.

Happy New Hangover – Cure.

*whispers* Good morning and very Happy New Year to you all, As promised, Caro Ness is back with her list of the best hangover cures to sooth your fevered brow….. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? A head that feels as if thousands of meerkats are shifting from foot to […]

Festive Spirit : Cheers- Part Two

Festive Spirit : Cheers- Part Two

Day two of Caro Ness’ cocktail odyssey and I have to say there are pretty lovely looking drinks in today’s compendium of delicious-ness …. I think it’s high time I polished the cocktail shaker and filled the ice bucket and dived in.  So I am guessing that many of you […]

Festive Spirit: Cheers – Part one

Festive Spirit: Cheers – Part one

I asked dearest Caro Ness to give me her thoughts on the best cocktails to serve up over the holiday season and boy has she pushed the boat out. I think I’d definitely like to go to a cocktail party at her house – What’s your favourite cocktail? OK! So I […]