Okay I’m going to do it, mention the C word – Christmas! From now on till the big day all the posts will be for things you can put into your Christmas hampers and this Rosemary Wine is the perfect gift for someone who likes their hooch!
Blackberry sage water is a great alternative to those sweet fizzy drinks when you want something tasty and healthy to quench your thirst. Blackberries are in the hedgerows just now so make the most of nature’s bounty and enjoy this wonderful drink.
Strawberry and lavender water is a lovely cooler on a warm day. Like all infused water it is super easy to make and tastes wonderful and is good for you too as there is no sugar involved, ticks all the boxes doesn’t it. All you need is some sunshine!
Spiced Blackcurrant Vodka is a liqueur rather than an infused alcohol, however if you don’t want it sweet just leave out the sugar and you’ll have a blackcurrant spiced hooch to top with soda or drink ice cold or on the rocks.
Raspberry Mint Vodka is the perfect way to use up those bargain berries from the supermarket or making the best of the goodies in your garden. Make it now and save it for gifting at Christmas for a taste of summer sunshine.
Basil lemonade is the perfect refreshing drink when the sun is shining and warming your skin as you bask in the glory that is summer. Aaah doesn’t that sound perfect, pity the reaity of the great British summer doesn’t always quite hit the mark!
Smoothies make the perfect start to the day if they are homemade and packed with fruity goodness. This Very Berry Smoothie certainly ticks all the boxes and will get your day off to a flying start especially at this time of year when those gorgeous summer berries are in abundance.
It’s Burns Night tonight and all over Scotland (and in many other parts of the world too) there will be official and casual Burns Suppers taking place where people will celebrate the birth of the bard with haggis, whisky and lots of other Scottish goodies. I thought I’d share this fun cocktail with you, my…