Strawberry daquiri

Frozen Strawberry Daquiri

This is my version of a strawberry daquiri – with added cranberry. Frozen Strawberry Daquiri a scoop of ice (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 large ripe strawberries 30ml Bacardi 30ml lemon cordial 30ml cranberry juice As with all frozen cocktails, put the ingredients into a blender and whizz until smooth. Pour, with the help of…

Black Forest Cupcakes

If you’re looking for something to bring to a Christmas lunch or dinner, here’s an idea. I had been wanting to make black forest cupcakes for months but hadn’t gotten around to it – mainly because they have fresh cream instead of icing so it was best to wait until there was an occasion where…

Backyard Sunset

I ran out of vanilla vodka and lemon juice so couldn’t make myself a Rosebud. What I came up with instead is a pretty good substitute. It reminds me of a Golden Margarita but without the tequila taste. Backyard Sunset 30ml 42 Below feijoa vodka 15ml cranberry juice 60ml pineapple juice 10ml passionfruit concentrate 10ml…

Rosebud cocktail

Rosebud – My Way

After having Rosebuds at Chow, I just had to know how to make one. The last time we went, we made sure to watch the bartender closely to see what and how much he put into it. Chow provides a list of ingredients on their online cocktail menu so that was a good start. After…

Jack Frooze

I was wanting a lychee daquiri but couldn’t find any tins of lychees in my pantry. Instead, there was a tin of jack fruit, and I decided to conjure up a cocktail with that instead. The results were quite pleasant. If you haven’t had jack fruit before, I guess the taste could be described as…

Tea Party Essentials

Eeee! Look at all my pretty things. Not just good to look at, but will be most useful at every tea party. From top right going clockwise: Cupcakes! The recipe I swear by is one for “Scout’s Cupcakes”. It’s a gorgeous recipe that’s so simple and makes really fluffy cupcakes – the best I’ve found.…