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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Amaretto Pumpkin Frappe

Pumpkin Latte’s are one thing, but lets not overlook the simplicity of liquor to jazz up the classics. You will need to get your Pumpkin Spiced Syrup done first.  The upside of that is, that you will have worked up a thirst and this Amaretto Pumpkin Frappe will definitely quench it.  Trust me, Amaretto and Pumpkin go together, especially when you […]

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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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Blackcurrant & Blueberry Syrup

Blackcurrant Syrup doesn’t last long in my house.  And lets face it, I don’t love my kids enough to keep it in stock.  I mean that stuff’s expensive and Mummy had to buy more Gin. Blackcurrants don’t grow near my house and the whole Hunter-Gatherer thing isn’t my style.  (I don’t look great in animal print) But I found a way […]

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Nutella Liqueur

Its a no brainer, Nutella and vodka.  Of all the things to pair, this is a match made in boozy heaven. Add this to your Christmas gift list, but keep some for yourself because as much as your friends will rave about it, you will want to make sure you have a little stash left over for a quiet little […]

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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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Cherry Old Fashioned

Part 2 of our Father’s Day treat.  You need something to partner those Angostura Bitters Sugar Cubes with.  The Old Fashioned, fresh out of the roaring twenties. its a classic that deserves a little twist. A traditional recipe might ask for Whiskey, but today, and in honour of my Dad, I’ve cracked open the bottle of Cherry Bourbon that my […]

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