Cherry Cola Sorbet

Cherry Cola Sorbet! Lets kick 2018 off with something a little bit retro. Now I am far to young to recall ever ordering a Cherry Coke from the Milk Bar but I bet some of you out there remember the good ole days with clarity. But to help those of you who can’t, try this one. While it isn’t necessarily […]

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My “New Year’s Eve” Eve Wrap Up

Happy “New Year’s Eve” Eve! Merry Christmas to you all and welcome to the 2017 Wrap Up Post!  It has been a big year, although it may have been a little quiet around here of late.  I’m not big on New Year Resolutions but I think 2018 should include more cocktails! In years gone by, I have planned a NYE […]

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Salted Caramel Vodka

The silly season is nearly upon us.  Break out the DIY supplies and get cracking on some Christmas gifts.  This year I’ve added to my arsenal of homemade liqueurs with this super simple, delicious Salted Caramel Vodka. What could be better than sweet and salty with a side order of booze?   Similar to my very popular Nutella Liqueur  and […]

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Strawberry & Pineapple Mojitos – Party Sized!!

Strawberry & Pineapple Mojitos – Jazz up your next party with a signature cocktail! I recently celebrated a birthday and while I don’t really need an excuse to make cocktails, they are always better shared with friends.  I decided to create a cocktail station of sorts, because a dessert buffet is so last year.  And my party sized cocktail of […]

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Cherry & Apple Mulled Cider

It is finally Spring, but Mother Nature is a fickle old thing and she’s bound to offer up a few more crisp cool evenings before it really warms up.  To ease you out of Winter, try my Cherry & Apple Mulled Cider.  It is a little twist on the mulled concept, using apple juice rather than red wine, but it […]

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Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Every good cocktail needs a garnish.  And my favourite has always been a bright red cherry.  Of course Maraschino Cherries have turned into confectionary these days but there are still plenty of traditional recipes that dump the high fructose corn syrup opting instead for Liqueurs and fragrant spices. Cherries are in season during the Summer months in Australia, but if […]

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Chai Hot Chocolate & Bailey’s Marshmallow

What could be better in cold weather than a hot cup of frothy chocolate?   I’ve put my Thermomix back to work after a little bit of a hiatus to create this decadent, delicious, naughty Hot Chocolate, using Chai flavours and Bailey’s Irish Cream. I’ve even given the old marshmallow a makeover. I’m no expert at confectionary, but I can […]

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Midori Illusion Floats

Top of the morning to you all.  Except that its late afternoon and I don’t know what greeting the Irish give you after lunch.   I do know that its Friday and after 5 o’clock and that means a cocktail is in order.  Because I am one to rest on tradition, I have chosen a green beverage with which to […]

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SodaStream presents: Lime Green Syrup and Leprechaun Soda

Its a wonderful thing to see a plan come together.  In the lead up to St Patrick’s Day, I was looking for something green to star in a cocktail.  My favourite soft drink of all time has got to be the Traditional Lime Green Soda.  The one you used to get from your local corner store.  It was supposed to […]

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Champagne Floats

Flowers wilt and die eventually, the gift that keeps giving is the one you can drink!!  Happy Valentine’s Day.  Fancy up that glass of bubbles with a Champagne Float.  The perfect little garnish to declare your love (even if it is just for your cats!) These little morsels and very simple.  Use any sort of berries you have lying around the […]

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