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Friday Night Cocktail

Anybody had enough of Christmas feasting and drinking yet? Under usual Christmas conditions, I would have an FNC post the Friday after Christmas in order to encourage everyone to be kind to their livers. However, I’ve not been at work … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail Re-visited

There was no cocktail drinking last weekend or this week. Because of the lack of cocktails in my life, there isn’t a new FNC to share so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some old, much loved November … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

One of the nicest things about cocktails is how like cooking it can be. You see a recipe from somewhere else that looks good and you think about whether you can make it even though it has something in it … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail Revisited

As I haven’t been making anything new because I’m not drinking at all during the week and therefore have been struggling to find time to make and photograph ‘new to the blog’ cocktails, I’m going to re-visit some of the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail (non-alcoholic)

I’m sticking to this no alcohol thing. This week’s drink is based on bissap, which is often called the national drink of Senegal. Jo’s partner Lazare taught* me how to make it when I visited her in the Cote d’Ivoire … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

The Pegu Club Cocktail* * If I had to describe this cocktail in one word, it would be lovely. It’s refreshing and balanced. It’s grapefruity (one of those weird things as it has no grapefruit in it) and would be … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Before Christmas, Maxanne and I hatched a plan to make presents rather than buy them. We make chilli jam, granola, chocolate truffles, peanut brittle, vinegars and pomegranate vodka. It’s the vodka that concerns me here, I have some left over … Continue reading

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