The second cocktail in the Fentimans based double is the Sour Sleigh Ride. This is a whiskey based drink mixed with Fentimans Ginger Beer and Muddled Lime. Yesterday’s Blackberry Gin Fizz was a short drink (is that the right term?) so I’ve switched it up and gone for a long drink. Should last you a little bit longer, and I would imagine it isn’t as strong as the short one. I could be wrong though!  It’s a sweet and sour drink, and it’s definitely warming…

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With Christmas just around the corner and, hopefully, all the Christmas shopping done, it’s time to start thinking about one of the most important parts of the party season. Cocktails.  When it comes to festive parties and cocktails, it’s important that they’re easy to make, nobody wants to be faffing around in the kitchen while their guests are socialising, and that they look good.  We all know the importance of that special Instagram shot. #cheers When Fentimans got in touch and asked if I’d like…

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When Friday evening (finally) rolls around the *very* last thing I feel like doing is cooking dinner. Like, it’s probably up there were folding fitted sheets and ironing shirts on my list of “hell no not tonight” so when Chicago Town got in touch and offered us the chance to bypass the whole ‘what shall we have for dinner tonight?’ conversation, which, by the way, usually ends with the phrase “I don’t mind”, there wasn’t even a seconds hesitation. Yes please and thank you.  Pizza…

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Let’s just get this out of the way – yes, the pumpkin craze has gotten a little out of hand. But don’t you think it has to be for a reason? Our obsession with pumpkins during the autumn is because the dishes born from this gorgeous fruit are warm, comforting and, above all, pretty mouth-watering. I’ve given into the pumpkin hype with these four pumpkin recipes, but you’ll soon forgive me when you and the family try them out. Pumpkin Pancakes If you’ve ever had…

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Brighton is my spiritual home. Mexican food is my favourite food. I think you can see which way this post is heading.  The bloke and I first visited Las Iguanas restaurant when we escaped the kids for a child free weekend, and loved it. The food was amazing but, hello, 2 for 1 cocktails? Never not a genius idea.  So, for the teenagers 15th birthday (yes, I am now a parent of a 15 year old, WTAF?) we headed off to Las Iguanas at Brighton Marina…

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