Tag Archives: Gin

What To Drink As The Temperature Soars? A Grown up Gin And Tonic Slushie.

Gin and tonic has always been my cocktail of choice. Particularly so on a hot and balmy night. Today in Sydney the temperatures soared to an unseasonally warm 37 C. Definitely time for a refreshing Bombay Sapphire with tonic and … Continue reading

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Baking With Herbs. Cream Cheese Pound Cake With Lemon Thyme and Gin.

One of the most loved cakes in our house is a simple lemon scented cream cheese pound cake. Baked in a loaf tin and sliced and eaten unadorned. A school lunchbox staple. Drizzled with a gin infused lemon syrup it … Continue reading

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A Summer Birthday Celebration. Semifreddo with Lemon and Yuzu-shu. Pavlova on the Side.

Tonight we are having an early family celebration. For our son’s birthday. It’s hot and humid so for dessert I’m making semifreddo. Light, luscious and creamy.  Perfect for a hot summer’s evening. Semifreddo means half -cold in Italian.  It encompasses … Continue reading

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Balmy Summer Nights. Limoncello, Bombay Sapphire Gin and Basil Cooler.

Another balmy night. One more day to go before the official start of summer. Let’s drink to that. Chill out and cool off with this very refreshing cocktail of gin, limoncello and basil. Build in a glass or better still … Continue reading

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