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Cocktail of the Week – Punch Blush!

Guess what? It’s Friday! And I’m excited because this weeks cocktail is kind of my own little thing. It’s completely delicious and far too easy to drink. But then again, it’s not as alcoholic as some others I’ve done so don’t even sweat it.

Get yourself a tall glass and add some ice. Pour over 1 nip (30ml) of Cointreau. Add the juice of 1 fresh lime. Top up your glass with apple and pink grapefruit mineral water*.

*If you can’t find the apple and pink grapefruit mineral water, use some pink grapefruit juice, splash of apple juice and top up with mineral or soda water.

POW!! That's a punch of blush!


Posted by on March 2, 2012 in In the Liquor Cabinet


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Cocktail of the week – Between the Sheets

I mean, who names these cocktails? Seriously.

Despite the ambiguous name, this is a really delicious cocktail. Previously the COW’s have been long, thirst quenching drinks. That’s a technical name by the way “long drink”. So this week I decided to give a classic grown-up cocktail a go.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add 1 nip white rum*, 1 nip brandy, 1 nip Cointreau, 1 nip lemon or lime juice. Shake! Strain into martini glasses. Garnish with lime. Drink. Be careful not to operate heavy machinery.

*I have to confess that I didn’t have any white rum, so I added coconut rum instead. It gave it a lovely holiday feel. I’m quite positive that using white rum would be just as delicious but not as exotic.


Posted by on February 17, 2012 in In the Liquor Cabinet


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Cocktail of the week – Moscow Mule

Now Dear Reader….listen very closely. I’ve been working tremendously hard on my research here. Its a labour of love mixing and trialling and shaking and stirring just so I can bring you simple, delicious and lets be honest, amazingly tasty social lubricants. Nothing says, “let’s have some fun” like a gorgeous looking cocktail. So I’m telling you, this one you will definitely want to try.

HOT TIP: This baby is sweeet on a hot day. Its even sweeter shared with good friends and good food.

Moscow Mule

Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour over 2 nips vodka, 1 nip lime juice, fill with ginger beer and a few splashes of bitters. Serve with a lime wedge garnish. Done, drink, smile, happy.

Photo courtesy of me… (c) Jennifer Whichelo Photography


Posted by on February 5, 2012 in In the Liquor Cabinet


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