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Upside down fruit cake

I used to make this cake a lot years ago during the nineties. It’s from Jill Dupleix’s New Food which looks old and dated design-wise now but is filled with stonking good recipes which have stood the test of time. 595 more words



  • Harry Craddock’s infamous hangover cure is put to the test

The wake of alcohol is a void; a strange un-place that consciousness leaves behind. Memories are like photographs in the void. 1,248 more words


The Cocktail Cabinet - Cosmopolitan with a Grapefruit Twist

One of the first cocktails I had when I moved to London 8 years ago was a Cosmopolitan from a temporary bar set up in Canary Wharf square at a free summer Rat Pack tribute show.   272 more words


Kitty Fisher’s Mayfair + Shepherd Market

Generations Come and Generations Go

Oh. Em. Gee. Whizz. After months of talking about going, we simply rock up on a random Wednesday night with a zest for life but no booking. 297 more words

Lavender's Blue

Wedding Favor

Arts & Sciences

1 1/4 oz Rye Whiskey <Rittenhouse>
1 oz Apple Cider
1/2 oz Benedictine
1/4 oz Cointreau
1/8 oz (1 barspoon) Maple Syrup… 695 more words



Wuhhu, it’s Friday and maybe you’re heading out for a dinner or drinks with some friends. In that case, chances are, that you’ll meet a Frenchman in a bar. 623 more words