An ex-flatmate of mine – lets call her ‘Alison’ – always makes the one cocktail whenever she entertains, a Moscow Mule (vodka, ginger beer, lime and bitters). That may seem a limited repertoire but boy, can she make a Mule that kicks. Moreover, I learned three important things about making drinks from Alison and that one drink. Continue reading ‘Donkey Kick’
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Tags: Absinthe, mint, Moscow Mule, Salmari, Scandinavian Kitchen, Vodka
Tags: ginger, mint, pomegranate, Vodka
As an amateur, I don’t often get a chance to make cocktails for large groups of people, apart from the occasional party. But back in 2008, I was asked to invent a drink for the book launch of Anjum Anand’s New Indian. It needed to be something simple and easily adapted to large quantities. I also wanted it to be vaguely Indian themed and as it was to be held at Waterstones 5thView bar in summer, long and cool seemed the way to go. When made by the staff at 5thView it proved a hit. Continue reading ‘Anjum’s New Indian’