Brandy

May 31

A Diamond Jubilee Cocktail – ‘On the throne’

It is well known that Queen Elizabeth likes a Dubonnet and Gin before lunch each day, a drink she inherited from her mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Once before a trip she was noted to have said. “…I think that I will take two small bottles of Dubonnet and gin with me this morning, …

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Mar 08

Kitchen Cordials & Liqueurs

Why would anyone make their own liqueurs or cordials? The simple answer is because we can and why not? The process is relatively easy with the toughest part of the process being patience. Just as the exact origins of beer, wine and liquor are debated, so to is the origination of liqueurs and cordials. It …

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