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It’s hard to believe that you can get excited about cabbage, but when it’s a Savoy cabbage cooked with softly braised onions and sultanas, and then dressed with a tangy, orange based dressing it’s a bit easier to understand. 221 more words

Sloe Gin - British Liqueur

Sloe gin is a British liqueur flavoured with sloe (blackthorn) drupes, which are a small fruit relative of the plum. Sloe gin is not a typical gin but a liqueur. 135 more words

Liqueur I Tried Recently

The Ping Pong Special

Like the Bunny Hug, this was another drink I was fully expecting to be awful. But cocktails are rarely so simple – recipes that sound amazing can turn out to be anything but, while recipes that make you want to avoid them wind up quite delicious. 217 more words

Savoy Cocktail Book

The Best Sloe Gin....Foraging, Cottaging & a 3-way

We went for what was meant to be a casual little walk with friends and kids and happened across the most amazing sloe haul I’ve ever seen.   1,085 more words

If there are typos in this it's not cos I am a spaz it's cos I'm a tad tipsy (& mad as a box of hair apparently)

Movie Quote of the Day:  (so OK it’s a TV show quote)  “It’s like I hit an oil patch at 35 and now I’m just skidding towards the grave darling” – Absolutely Fabulous… 845 more words

The Sloe Gin wait is over – Time for cocktails & sloely boozy buns!

So after waiting the obligatory seven weeks plus a few extra weeks to ensure a rich flavour I took a cautious slug of my sloe gin. 286 more words

Recipe Trials

The Wishing Thorn: Spring Awakening in West London

The Wishing Thorn

Moody, muddy day under foot
Scudding clouds trailing dark tendrils
Of dirty mist, moist and mournful
Over this February afternoon
Scraggy daws and silly seagulls… 251 more words

Crossing Frontiers