Blood Orange Margarita

I went for a wander to the market with the main peeps in my life- my man and my dog. While meandering, I spotted some awesome looking blood oranges. It’s not something we see at markets here a lot. So I bought a few. Rob loves a Margarita, so that was an easy choice for…

Tokyo Ice Tea

TokyoWe went to Tokyo and Kyoto about 3 years ago, as a side trip. We had just got married in Australia, which was the second wedding. The first one had happened 8 months beforehand.When we arrived, it was spring, so Cherry Blossoms were everywhere. It truly was beautiful, and something to add to your bucket…

Gilda Cocktail

Who will draw a ring around the moonWho will draw a line from star to starWho will sing a penny’s worth of songTo tell them how in love we are? From Death & CoRecipe credited to Brian Miller, 2009. This cocktail came highly recommended by Emily Burns, from Craft Cocktail Club. A site run on…

Cinnamon Girl

I made this drink tonight, as when I saw the recipe posted by Emily Burns, it took me back to when I was just a young thing, who thought he could change the world. This song Cinnamon Girl, was from Neil Young’s first album with Crazy Horse, way, way back in the late 60’s (1969)….

Cannonball

Cannonball – A riff on Hotel Nacional . Mezcal instead of an aged rum to give this classic a different taste. By Steve the Bartender 60ml mezcal- Ilegal 7.5ml Apricot Liqueur (homemade) 22.5ml fresh Lime Juice 22.5ml fresh Pineapple Juice 3 dashes Angostura Bitters Shake with pebble ice, strain over more pebble ice, garnish with…

Raspberry Mint Tequila Smash

Muy Bien! Raspberry and Tequila go so well together, this is a sweet and potent cocktail that would go well with some chips and salsa. Feliz año nuevo! 10 Mint Leaves 8 Raspberries 15ml Agave Syrup Juice of a Lime 60ml Silver Tequila Garnish A Lime Wheel, Mint and Raspberries Muddle mint, raspberries, agave and…

Dragon Fruit Margarita

An asian take on a Margarita. Anything with tequila, and you can’t go wrong. The Dragon Fruit gives a nice colour, and I still recommend straining the seeds for a cleaner look, but the flavour of the fruit is still lacking. Unless you can get Dragon Fruits cheap at your local fruit shop, I’m not…