Category Archives: Cocktails

More foodie pics for January

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Cocktails at Metropolitan and Chaopraya

I had some inspiring cocktails on a recent trip to Glasgow, including: a Pink Cucumber Martini at Metropolitan A yummy, fresh, pink drink, containing: Hendricks gin and St Germain elderflower liqueur, muddled with fresh cucumber, a twist of black pepper, lemon and cranberry juice … Continue reading

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What to do with a rather large bottle of Baileys (apart from just drink it straight!)

Christmas morning gets off to a fine start with some fresh coffee with a healthy shot of Bailey’s. It’s the only way to get through the day! This year I bought some orange truffle Bailey’s – a new one to … Continue reading

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Eating out: afternoon tea and cocktails

I love friends who take me to awesome eateries, and 29 was a fun fit for that bill. She got a Group On deal for afternoon tea for two at 29, Glasgow, a private members club in the centre of town. … Continue reading

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Eating out: dinner at Hadrian’s

Before dinner at Hadrian’s at Balmoral we had a few cocktails in the Balmoral Bar. I had a vodka martini (made with Belvedere vodka and served with olives) followed by a Smokey Treacle (made with Angostura bitters, aromatic bitters, brown … Continue reading

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Mixology: Famous Grouse Bar, again

The last time I was at the Famous Grouse Bar I hoped they could add a few more traditional cocktails, using fresh ingredients, to their menu. They have changed the menu and I think the results are pleasing! I did have a pint of … Continue reading

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Old favourites: mojitos

Mojitos Ingredients 1 part white rum 3 parts soda water (aka club soda) 12 mint leaves 1/2 lime 1/2 part sugar syrup Method Place mint sugar syrup and line in a cocktail mixer and muddle. Add crushed ice. Pour over … Continue reading

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