Tags » Campari

Building Your Bar - Gin

I know a lot of people who claim that they don’t like gin.  I get it – they’re used to cheap gin and shitty tonic, coming together to make an unbalanced, watery, unpleasantly bitter lime-soaked concoction that they associate with curmudgeonly old men.   1,286 more words



Steve and I spent 4 days in Venice in January 2014

. The trip is particularly special for us as it was here that we got engaged and it was also Steve’s first time visiting this intriguing city and I was eager to show him the Venice that my Mum and Dad introduced to me. 1,138 more words

Steve's Random Epistles

Lady MacDeath

Out, out damned wine spot!
This drink is blood orange and Campari and port and jealousy, ambition and hidden violence in the night. And psychotic breakdown… 25 more words


Negroni - The Harder Americano

For those who partake in the culture of an aperitif, that first of the day is a special one.  Be it your reward for a productive day or your vice…make it count.  447 more words


Negroni a la mode

Sometimes you just have to try something – even if you don’t think it will work.  Then it sort of does and you want to share it.   155 more words



A Negroni is one of my very favorite cocktails, and this two cocktails are a lovely twist on the delicious, bitter Italian aperitif.


25 ml amaro… 80 more words


The very first James Bond cocktail: the Americano

I have been for a long time an aficionado of James Bond novels and movies; as you probably know, cocktails are an essential part of the image of this iconic spy. 188 more words

Evening Drink