Tag: drinks

Drinks, Recipes

It’s G&T time with refreshing Raisthorpe Yorkshire tonics

Gin (always one of my favourite alcoholic beverages) has become a more and more exciting drink in recent times. There are so many different varieties, it’s almost impossible to keep up with it all. It seems like a new gin is unveiled nearly every day! And so many tonics to choose from, too. Like this […]

Drinks, Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

What to drink in Chaweng, Koh Samui

We’ve explored the fabulous food in Koh Samui, but what is there to drink? Nothing quite says Thailand to me than the array of colourful and tasty fruit shakes available everywhere. There’s such a selection the best thing is to start at the top and aim to sample everything on offer during your stay. In Chaweng, they were […]

Drinks, Recipes using tomatoes, Uncategorized

Liven up water with an Aqua Zinger

Water makes up 60% of our body weight. It’s important for flushing out toxins, carries nutrients to your cells and keeps the tissue in your ears, nose and throat moist. Okay, all important stuff but I do wish I didn’t feel like I was always being lectured to drink more of it…and battling to succeed. Requirements depend […]

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Recipes: refreshing summertime drinks

So it looks like this is the week for the heatwave to hit London. How I love a good heatwave, the whole city seems to change its attitude. Obviously it does get properly hot, over 30 in a bustling city like London can seem overwhelming at times. So there’s nothing for it but to settle […]

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It’s cocktail-o’clock and I’m experimenting with gin

I do love a gin and tonic. As well as the delightfully refreshing flavour, it’s the associations that make me happy. There’s that first g&t on the plane which makes you truly feel like you’ve started your holiday; alfresco sundowners with friends at home with g&ts lovingly made and those five-star g&ts that you really shouldn’t be drinking […]

I recommend, Recipe book review, Shopping, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Time for a drink – and some education

The world of food and drink is a constantly changing experience. New things popping up everywhere, it’s a challenge to keep up and important to admit that you can never know everything! I’m always keen to learn and two new reference books on beer and wine have given me something to focus my learning on…and […]