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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Drunken Lamington Chiller

Today we celebrate “Straya Day” in Australia.  A day of mate ship and pride, bringing together plenty of fair dinkum food and friends.  And what is more Aussie than the humble Lamington? How about a drunk one?  Cue the music…….I give you the Drunken Lamington Chiller……….Advance Australia Fair! I love a sunburnt country, a land of ice cold beer.  Of […]

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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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Cheesecake Martini

You’ve heard of Deconstructed Cheesecake right? Well this Cheesecake Martini is exactly that, but with Vodka.  Because Vodka goes with everything, even pretentious gourmet desserts! It’s a bit like licking the bowl after you put your cheesecake in the fridge to set and it could definitely be the drink you whip up in your Thermomix to make use of your […]

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Cosmopolitan

Today’s cocktail is a simple, sophisticated one.  Timeless and classy, it embodies all the things that I am not but I will drink it anyway.  Give me a few and I’ll not only be timeless, but I’ll be shoeless, pant less and minus my credit card. Ingredients – serving 4 500gm ice 300gm cranberry juice 60gm vodka 60gm triple sec or […]

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Blueberry Fruit Tingle

Ah this one brings back memories, I think! The classic Fruit Tingle, usually served in jugs with a side of poor decision making and risky behaviour! Well I’ve given it a contemporary, clean living twist, using frozen blueberries. Ingredients 250 gm ice cubes 250 gm frozen blueberries 40 gm Vodka 40 gm  Blue Curaçao Juice of half a lemon A […]

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