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Drink of the week

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Tropic Cool

Wednesday 17 Sep, 2014, 8:20am by Mrs D

Recipe from my friend @sueK who says this drink is “Seriously tropical, seriously cool.” Blend: * a frozen banana * half a cup of orange juice * half a cup of coconut water (on trend, in shops now in cans and boxes, and cheap too) Sip from your favorite glass with a party straw. Enjoy!

Chai-tai

Monday 4 Aug, 2014, 9:08pm by Mrs D

An elegant spicy drink for a winter Friday night, but if it’s summer where you are, pour it over ice.* Make a pot of double-strenght spicy chia tea.* Let it cool, and strain.* Mix half and half with orange juice.* Flash it up with a cinnamon stick, a sprig of rosemary and an orange wedge. (Recipe […]

Cider Refresher

Friday 1 Aug, 2014, 1:09pm by Mrs D

I was skeptical of this one but just tried it and it’s actually delicious! It is an acquired taste but you could well learn to love it. Its tart and refreshing all in one. It is also very good for the body (gut bacteria and digestion and even said to help with weight loss). * Mix […]

Mulled Apple Juice

by Mrs D

This is spicy and delicious and the perfect accompaniment to a lovely chatty evening. * Simmer 1 litre apple juice with a few slices of orange peel, 1 cinnamon stick and 3 cloves for 5-10 mins. * Sweeten to taste with a little honey

Verjuice & Soda

by Mrs D

Verjuice is unfermented cabernet sauvignon, used in cooking and dressings. Very yummy. * Pour a dash of verjuice (2 – 3 tablespoons) into your favourite wine glass * Top with soda water until you get a nice rose colour. * Sip, enjoy