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Lemons and limes a’grating can mean only one thing: citrus liqueurs in the making

I came home this evening to the smell of grated citrus and knew that Hubby was starting the preparations for our winter liqueurs – specifically lemon and lime liqueurs called limoncello and verde limoncello. The lemons and limes and grated … Continue reading

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Limoncello and verde limoncello pt 2

Our vodka has been infusing for a good 10 days so it’s time to make our liqueur! Method Strain the vodka mixture. Husband bought a jelly strainer (called a jeely bag in Scotland) last year nad it is perfect for … Continue reading

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Limoncello and verde limoncello pt 1

We love limoncello and make it every year – usually around Christmas time. It’s made in two stages – infusing the vodka with the flavour, then adding the sugar syrup. When it’s done it is glorious, and SO much better … Continue reading

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Recipe #40 Strawberry and Basil Martini

Messy, but OMG so good. Used sugar as couldn’t be bothered (and in the end too drunk!) with syrup. The morning after there was alotĀ of strawberry mush stuck to the worktop, but it was worth it. Cocktail glasses and a … Continue reading

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