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  • Sapphire cocktail
    Cocktails

    Sapphire

    How retro looking is this cocktail? Deceptively blue but tasting of oranges, the Sapphire cocktail comes from Ted Saucier's Bottoms Up, a cocktail from a nostalgic era of 1950s glamour.

  • Foxy Lady cocktail
    Cocktails

    Foxy Lady

    With Valentines Day approaching I thought I would have a go at mixing up a special cocktail for the occasion. What better than a pink Foxy Lady, a strawberry gin sour. Strawberries are considered aphrodisiacs and in Ancient Rome the strawberry was a symbol of Venus, the goddess of Love. And for the unromantic among you who think Valentines Day is a consumerist ploy to get us to spend money on pointless stuff such as red roses and cards then take heart, strawberries just happen to be full of Vitamin C. So there is no excuse not to indulge. But for the more romantically inclined mix up this pink delight…