Cocktail Recipes

At Home Mixology - How to Make Orgeat Syrup

Michael Stringer | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Stringer

Orgeat syrup, it's delicious, it's got great colour, and these days it's definitely tropical. Even though it was a cocktail ingredient well before the Tiki craze, many people still associate it with Trader Vic Bergeron.

Ring-Ring, RING-RING... It's Jamie Oliver!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Have you ever wanted a phone call from Mr Oliver? Yes. You heard correctly. We're nearly at 1 million subscribers and Jamie will be making some personal thank yous when we cross the line! Plus one lucky winner, wherever you are in the world, will receive a great big bag'o'goodies!

Sail Away With Me...

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

It's hot outside AND in the kitchen, as Food Tube turn up the heat and take you to paradise with this week's lip-smacking, tummy-teasing, joy-bubbling recipes.

Food Tube LIVE | A Drinks Tube takeover - 1st July, 7.30pm BST!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Where will you be at 7.30pm BST, on Tuesday 1st July? Tuning into Food Tube for a LIVE Drinks Tube takeover, of course! The gorgeous Jamie Oliver wi...

Grow Your Own Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

With even a small garden this can be short-sighted (especially given the interconnectedness of ecosystems; an issue noted by many gardeners and farmers when their crops fail) but for the time being, given space constraints, I've focused on plants that can provide new flavours for my food and cocktails.

How To Make The Perfect Caipirinha

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The 2014 World Cup is well under way, and what better way to enjoy the football than to kick back with a traditional Brazilian cocktail (also perfect ...

Five Gins to Own - With Recipes to Match

Ryan Cheti | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Here is a list of five gins it might be worth having, giving reason and usage for each. Sure, no one needs five gins at home, but if you're buying one, trying one, or simply trying to ascertain where your tastes lie, it's worth bearing in mind that each one is different and has its own character. I've included five easy to find gins.

Recipes: Five Wonderfully Warming Winter Cocktails

Andrew Matthews | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Based on my work as a mixologist, I've put together five of my favourite winter cocktails for you to quaff and add some bloom to your collective jowls. So take note, because the best time to enjoy these drinks is right now, in this weather.

Six DIY Cocktail Recipes To Make At Home And Save Yourself A Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It's London Cocktail Week (7 -13 October) and what better way to celebrate than pour yourself a drink or two? So, for all the budding mixologists o...

A Barman's Confession: Eurovision

Jack L. Williams | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jack L. Williams

One of the best parts of my job is creating cocktails for every single special occasion or calendar date that comes a'knockin. And Eurovision is no different. So I've created a special cocktail to embrace the glitz this weekend - for those that don't fancy knocking back a drink for each country.

Five Ways to Liven Up Everyday Drinking

Ryan Cheti | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I'm quite inclined to make myself a cocktail at the end of a long day, and I'll certainly put together a few if I have friends coming over, but sometimes you just need something simple and easy.

Have Some Fun - It's a Cocktail!

Ryan Cheti | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Exploring cocktails should be fun- and like with cooking, there's a chance to get a group of friends involved. The beauty of this type of collaboration is that each person will bring a unique view to the gathering and with this, a whole new take to bring to the table.

The Much Maligned Home Bar

Ryan Cheti | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

One thing people always seem to ask me is how long the products will last. I've been served drinks in people's homes that really should've been thrown out long ago. Similarly, I've been served whiskies in bars that have simply been open too long.

Sexism and Alcohol - Can We Say No Now, Please?

Ryan Cheti | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I've experienced first hand some truly incredible behaviour. I've had sommeliers refuse to address a wine to a female companion, or a bartender refuse to serve someone a particular drink (baffling).

Bartender - There's Dirt in My Drink

Ryan Cheti | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

The truth is, drinks really can reflect your mood-or completely contrast it-so something a little bit different can not only take you to a new taste sensation, it can transport you to a completely new place. Sometimes you need something unusual to do this.

Bompas & Parr: Notes From an Experi-MENTAL Jelly Master Class

Chris Pensa | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Pensa

What do the following things have in common: sperm whale secretion, explosives, anaesthetic, fluorescein (the industrial dye used to turn the entire Chicago River green every St. Patrick's Day), sand from the Pyramids, love drugs, chocolate, 24 carat gold, glow-in-the-dark dust and gelatin?

A delicious twist on a classic cocktail: The Jelly Bramble

Rupert Duffy | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Duffy

The Bramble is about as quintessential an English cocktail as you can get. Traditionally it's a blend of gin, lemon juice and sugar finished with a sp...

Best Summer Cocktail Recipes

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK Style

If you harbour secret dreams of hosting a fabulous summer cocktail party but your bartending knowledge only extends as far as pouring beer into a glas...