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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Have a Cocktail for Christmas – Boozy Christmas Hampers you won’t want to give away!

In the lead up to Christmas, its easy to forget what really matters!  You’re busy planning a lunch menu and a shopping list and deciding whether to buy a present for all the grownups or just the ones you actually like.  But the big question is always left to the last minute……… What are you going to drink?? Fear not, […]

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DIY Cocktail Sugar

Presentation is everything!  You’ve slaved away for minutes creating the perfect cocktail, don’t let it down with a sub par garnish.  Cocktail sugars are the perfect dose of colour and sparkle.  They jazz up the most boring of beverages and now you can make them yourself, with your Thermomix (of course). The process is relatively easy once you have the […]

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Pumpkin Spiced Syrup

Yeah alright, I know.  We don’t live in America, but why shouldn’t we get to experience all the joy of Fall. And by joy, I mean things flavoured like Pumpkin Pie.  Sure you could try making Pumpkin Pie, (I’m sure there is a Thermomix Recipe for it) but honestly, why go to all of that effort when all you’re really […]

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Angostura Bitters Sugar Cubes

In celebration of Father’s Day, this weekend’s cocktail is a bit more manly.  I am channelling the Mad Men vibe, just right for a boozy afternoon in slippers and a smoking jacket. It’s a two part affair and the first step is to make these delicious little morsels of tarty sweetness.  These little sugar cubes will form the basis of […]

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