My husband and I are in Venice enjoying the incredibly dazzling dynamic enchanting San Marco´s and The Grand Canal ..
This evening, we had headed off to the legendary mythic bar of 1930, Harry´s Bar for a triology of cocktails ..
15 cl. Blonde Prosecco
5 cl. Pureed peach Italian...
So its the run up to the festive season and the usual questions start to be asked...
Hangover cures and the usual suspects have their answers, (aka the experts)... The latest in the long line of hangover cures are as follows.
the first is hydration and electrolyte balance. drink plenty of...
It adds a whole new dimension to your morning eggs!
WHITE WINE BASTED EGGS
Non stick pan or your favorite non-stick coating.
Heat your pan, crack two eggs in without breaking the yolks.
White wine of your choice, make a thin layer in the botom, about 3 table spoons.
Cover with a lid, cook on...
This recipe is particularly good as an after-dinner drink, which was when port was often consumed, as well as chocolate. It’s worth serving it in small (espresso or small coffee) cups, as it is very rich.
John Nott, Cook’s Dictionary, 1726
Take a pint of sherry, or a pint and...
Ideal for when you have a cold or just can't sleep.
1/2-1 fresh lemon, squeezed
1 measure of your preferred whisky
Hot (but not quite boiling) water
Honey, to taste
In a suitable sized glass (pint sized* if necessary, the more I'll you are the bigger it should be)...
One bottle of Scotch whisky
10 fluid ounces of double cream
450g of clear honey
The whites of six large eggs
One handful of fine ground oatmeal
Soak the oatmeal with the Scotch whisky and set aside for 60 minutes
Beat the egg whites until they become stiff. Fold the cream...
Yes, someone has created a recipe for Red Wine Hot Chocolate, Kylie Held Mitchell who writes the Immaeatthat food blog. http://immaeatthat.com/2014/11/24/red-wine-hot-chocolate/
This is a straight copy and paste from her site after it was featured in the Metro newspaper last week...
I know some here may not have ever drank alcohol, but for those who have or do, what was your first alcoholic drink? I mean the first proper drink (not a sip of Daddy's beer).
The first drink I ever had was age 15 and it was VP Sherry. That was because it was cheap, I think and a gang of us...
i bought a Wine Bottle Cooler Stick for $10.99 on amazon and it's fantastic and meets my need.
The aerator makes pouring the wine very easy by eliminating any dripping down the side of the bottle, and believe it or not, it actually does make a difference in the taste of the wine. I have been...
My question is quite simple, how?
I don't want pale ale or lager etc, I want stout (not milk stout) and or dark ales. I've never brewed anything before but have reached the very definite conclusion that our new home for the next 3-4 years lacks decent dark ale and stouts which is really all I...
We're used to seeing French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, South African and American (North and South) wine on the shelves of supermarkets and off licences, but what about those myriad other places that produce the juice of the grape?
I've been fortunate enough to have visited quite a lot of...
I got this for my birthday last November, complete with the special flat spoon thing on which one is supposed (in a ritual) to put the sugar cube and then pour the absinthe through into the glass. The spoon thingy is shown here on the side of the box. Absinthe has quite a reputation for its...
I appreciate that members of this forum come from all around the world, but there's a fair smattering of Brits on here and here's something I found interesting. It's (bear with me, it does get interesting) the Family Expenditure Report from the Office of National Statistics.
Well, not all of...
When Christmas is coming around, we think of certain foods and beverages associated with the season. One of these beverages which comes to mind here when Christmas is approaching is egg-nog. This is always a popular drink on Christmas day. I have a family member who likes to make it and serve...
1 stick Butter, Divided
2 pounds (to 3 Pounds) Carrots, Peeled And Cut Into Thick Circles
1/2 cup Jack Daniels Or Other Whiskey
3/4 cups (to 1 Cup) Brown Sugar
1/2 teaspoon (to 1 Teaspoon) Salt
Freshly Ground Pepper, to taste
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet...
Everyone is getting ready for Christmas, and what better beverage can you have but irish cream liqueur. There is no need to spend a lot of money, when you can make your own. This liqueur will keep for 2 months if kept in the fridge.
The Ingredients are:
1 to 1 1/2 cups of whiskey of your...