Category Archives: Drinks

Los Angeles vs. Los Angeles: Starring the Malibu Farm Pier Café

Los Angeles (definition) City in California Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Mulled Pear and Vanilla Syrup Bellini

  Mulled wine is just one of the many traditions that I look forward to over the festive season. And although it is an apparently simple concoction made from red wine, gently heated along with mulling spices and a small … Continue reading

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Chilli Hot Chocolate: Adding a little whimsy to your life

  Sheldon:   For the record, I only drink hot chocolate       in months with an R in them. Howard:   Why? Sheldon:   What’s life without whimsy?  From: The Big Bang Theory; Series 3, Episode 23 – The … Continue reading

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Make Mine a… Blackberry Bellini

The Bellini is a classic cocktail first served in Venice in the 1930s. It combines peach purée and sparkling wine, and is generally served as an apéritif, although it’s also popular as an accompaniment to a leisurely breakfast or brunch. … Continue reading

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Make Mine a… Ginger Mojito

There are lots of great ways to start a Friday evening, and enjoying a cocktail with friends definitely counts as one of them. I’ve already told you how much I enjoy a classic, traditional mojito but there are some wonderful … Continue reading

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Make mine a… Mojito: Part I

Some of you may already know how much I love mint. It has an aromatic, sweet and refreshing taste that makes it incredibly versatile. It can be used to create both savoury dishes and desserts, and combines well with an … Continue reading

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