Cocktails and mocktails

how to make a Tom Collins

A Tom Collins for Bernie Gunther

“Hedda Adlon had a friend, too, but not the kind you find anywhere south of paradise. Her name was Mrs Noreen Charalambides and, a couple of days before I was i...
vodka based hibiscus flower cocktail recipe

Exotic Hibiscus Vodka Cocktail

As part of my continued research into uses for edible flowers I have taken a close look at hibiscus flowers. There are many culinary uses – in particular to ado...
How to make a Gibson cocktail

The Gibson Cocktail

“But the typical American cocktails, such as the dry martini and the even drier Gibson, have probably done more to set both sex and gastronomy back than anythin...
How to make a vodka martini

On Auden’s Vodka Martini

“‘Martini-time, time to draw the curtains and Choose a composer we should like to hear from” WH Auden, from Symmetries and Asymmetries   And onto t...