“Mothers ruin” chutney

Mothers ruin chutney - a gorgeous recipe for a gin soaked, green tomato pickle that's perfect to use up those unripened fruits this autumn

Alice in Wonderland Victorian fancies

This was a little project I've been hatching for a while. It combines a bit of research into Victorian treats, a bit of illustration and drawing and some recipe reverse-engineering. It also marries an homage to Alice in Wonderland in its 150th birthday year (as I love the story and, in particular, John Tenniel's original… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland Victorian fancies

Gin o’clock. Lemon and cucumber gin and tonic

Lemon verbena, limoncello and cucumber gin and tonic

A bit of a departure for me to include a cocktail recipe. Not a departure for drinking it, rather writing down the recipe! Notes Which gin? A nice quality one if you can, like Bombay Saffire or Hendrick's. I've not tried it, but I have heard Tanqueray No. Ten is really citrus-y so might go… Continue reading Gin o’clock. Lemon and cucumber gin and tonic