drinks

tea time

A spot of tea and my favourite pairings....

red tipple

It seems that I'm drawn to red cocktails lately, which is a little surprising. I've judged them by their appearance and often been right--it seemed that any coc...

tempting: illustrated guide to cocktails

You might say I'm just sticking my toe in the vodka when it comes to cocktails. I'm far from a mix master yet I've never thought of buying a guide before. B...

the perfect piece: a coffee syphon

I'm not a huge coffee drinker and I'll admit that the sole reason for me wanting this piece is because it's so damn cool. How beautiful would it look on the table in a dimly lit room at the end of a long meal with friends? ...

kir pom-pomme punch

My kir pomegranate punch is special but simple. Grab your favourite sparkling wine, mix with pomegranate juice and pour a little well of cassis at the bottom of each flute or coupe for a drink that screams new year's eve. ...

hot chocolate

This home-made hot chocolate is ridiculously easy to make and you can control the flavour, opting to use more or less milk-chocolate which is the where all of the sweetness is coming from....

a random sip of london fog

this purely white, light as a cloud, warming tea is exactly the thing you want to stick your face into on cold rainy fall days. ...