Spirits

Sidecar cocktail

Sidecar-cocktailIngredients:

* Cognac – 60 ml
* Orange liqueur (Cointreau, Grand Marnier or another triple sec) – 30 ml
* Lemon juice – 10 ml

Cocktail Blue Laguna

Cocktail-Blue-LagunaIngredients:

* Liqueur of Blue Curacao is 20 ml
* A white rum is 30 ml
* Liqueur of Malibu is 50 ml
* Sprite or Lemonade 100 ml
* 1 Cherry


Garibaldi Cocktail

Garibaldi-Cocktail-Ingredients:
* 3/10 Bitter Campari
* 7/10 Succo d’Arancia

Mulled Wine 2

Mulled-Wine_cIngredients:
* 2 lemons
* 1 (70cl) bottle inexpensive red wine
* 1 pint (600ml) water
* 8 cloves
* 1 stick cinnamon
* 2-4 oz (50-100g) caster sugar
* 4 tablespoons brandy or sherry
* lemon slices, to decorate

Hot Whisky Toddy

Hot-Whisky-Toddy_cIngredients:
* juice of 1 lemon
* 1/8 pint (65ml) water
* 1oz (25g) sugar
* a good tot of whisky

Lemon spritz _ menus for two

LEMON-SPRITZPREPARATION TIME: about 10 minutes, plus chilling
NO COOKING REQUIRED
MAKES 750 ml (1 1/4 PINTS)

225 g (8 oz) seedless
grapes, washed
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon
juice
250 ml (8 floz) bottled
ginger ale

175 ml (6 floz) soda water
ice cubes, to chill

fresh grapes, to decorate


Cafe Fraiche Cocktail

Cafe-Fraiche-Cocktail_cIngredients:
* 200ml strong black coffee, chilled
* 150ml condensed milk
* 2 x 5ml spoons brown sugar
* 50ml brandy
* 100ml creme fraiche
* Freshly grated nutmeg, for sprinkling

Ginger and Chocolate Smoothie

Ginger-and-Chocolate-Smoothie_cIngredients:
* 200ml milk, chilled
* 100ml ginger wine
* 4 scoops dark chocolate ice cream
* Drinking chocolate, for sprinkling

Summer Fruit Crush

Summer-Fruit-Crush_cIngredients:
* 300ml cranberry juice
* 75ml cherry brandy
* 200g frozen summer fruits

Lemon and Elderflower Reviver

Lemon-and-Elderflower-ReviverIngredients:
* 200ml sparkling water, chilled
* 100ml gin
* 50ml elderflower cordial
* 1/4 galia melon, skinned, deseeded and chopped
* 4 scoops lemon sorbet

Grenadine Smoothie

Grenadine-SmoothieIngredients:
* 500ml wholemilk yogurt, chilled
* 200ml grenadine alcoholic cordial
* 100ml pomegranate juice drink, chilled
* 2 x 5ml spoons natural essence of rosewater
* 5 ice cubes
* pomegranate seeds to serve, optional

Tropical Vodka Smoothie

Tropical-Vodka-Smoothie_cIngredients:
* 200ml coconut milk
* 150ml low fat natural yogurt, chilled
* 100ml pineapple juice, chilled
* 100ml vodka
* 1 lime
* 2 x 15ml spoons icing sugar
* ½ pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped
* 6 ice cubes

Black Forest Shake

Black-Forest-ShakeIngredients:
* 300ml milk, chilled
* 350ml black cherry bio yogurt, chilled
* 4 scoops chocolate ice cream
* 75ml kirsch, optional
* grated chocolate, to decorate

Gaelic coffee

Gaelic-coffeeImperial
1 1/4 pints cold strong black coffee
12 tablespoons whisky
8-12 teaspoons brown sugar
4 tablespoons double cream
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Mulled wine

mulled-wineImperial
1 1/4 pints red wine
12 cloves stuck into 3 small oranges
2 small pieces of cinnamon stick
grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
grated rind and juice of 1 orange
2-3 tablespoons brown sugar

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