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The Boulevardier is a very close relative to the classic Negroni, which I mixed recently. Here, the gin of the Negroni is replaced with whiskey, giving the drink a spicy note. 280 more words


Mixing with Dr Pepper

Sometimes you’ve got all the time in the world to craft an exquisite, labor-intensive, delightful cocktail for yourself. Sometimes you need to be able to rapidly create deliciousness from a minimum set of ingredients that are easy to transport and remember. 1,090 more words


The Aperol Spritz : A Classic Italian Cocktail

This warmer weather is awakening my longing for Venice.

We spent a life-changing week there last summer. I cried the day we left. I had submitted mind, body and soul to the seductive, mysterious charms of Venezia and I was not ready to leave my love. 387 more words


5 reasons you should be serving the Aperol Spritz

One of the things you will find on most drink menu’s in Italy- alongside a long and delicious list of local wines, is the Aperol spritz. 378 more words


Blogaversary and celebrating with Blood Orange Daiquiris

It’s been two years since I started my humble food blog. Two whole years!! It feels like it can’t have been that long. I still feel so new to all this. 482 more words


The Evening Culture of Aperitivo

You are out of work or university for the day and don’t want to tire yourself with a big night out, but want to catch up with friends. 950 more words


Comparing Cosmopolitans

The Cosmopolitan: The fruity pink (?) drink of, well, cosmopolitan renown. I’ve had some decent ones in my life, and also some bad ones. A while ago I was gifted two books of cocktail recipes (pictured above) each with their own Cosmopolitan recipe. 428 more words