Luxury Hot Chocolate Recipes

The weather is getting colder and the nights are getting darker earlier and we all could do with some liquid warmth. How about cosying up under a thick blanket with a mug of hot chocolate and think of Summer. I’ve…

How To Make Your Own Chocolate Gin Recipe

I’m going to share with you a fact I learnt recently, that blew my mind. Gin is vodka with an infusion of botanicals with the main one having to be juniper berries. I don’t know how I thought they made…

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I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat. Female Willy Wonka in Bristol with a love of travel, tequila, bacon and bean to bar chocolate.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Soon sadly the Summer days will be drawing to a close and the colder Autumn snap will in full force. But I will let you into my secret in how I’m gonna stay a happy cheerful camper throughout the colder…

Homemade Raspberry Liqueur, Part 2 Recipe

Way back when the weather was cold and I was skating around my kitchen in super thick socks and jumper on the jumper I made a batch of raspberry liqueur with my Dad aka. Captain Oddball, you can check out…

Um Bongo Chocolate Truffles Recipe

I’m a big kid. I mean I’m 26 nearly 27 and still will watch Disney films over something hard hitting. I’m terrible with money.  Still, have a soft spot in my heart for any fancy dress/costumes based parties.  And I’m…

Guinness Cake Recipe

In January this year, I visited Ireland for the first time with my brother. We drank some whiskey, we ate lots and we drank some Guinness. Then we drank some more. We even visited the Guinness factory to sample a…

Homemade Raspberry Liqueur, Part 1 Recipe

I love working in the food industry. It’s random. One day I’m cooking in the kitchen. The next I see the products I spent months working on, finally on shop shelves. Then the next I’m back wearing a sexy hair…

Frozen Melon Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

I’ve hit the wall this week. A wall that can only be broken down with something slightly boozy and something slightly naughty. I give you Frozen Melon Daiquiri consumed on a Thursday evening as the weekend is in sight. Super…

Homemade Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Sunshine has finally come to the UK – hurrah! Who would have thought we would actually be getting a proper summer? Not me.  The Lions won test series and Andy Murray won Wimbledon and we have sunshine – perfect. On…

Margarita Truffles Recipe

Friday was apparently Margarita Day – I personally don’t need a national holiday to have an excuse to drink tequila. I love it and it loves me (sometimes not so much….)  Not only is Margarita Day a reason to celebrate but on…

Tequila Spherification Bubbles Recipe

After recently experiencing Taiwanese Bubble Tea, I’ve become quite interested in using different textures to create an unusual take on the dish or drink.  Spherification is the process of shaping liquid into pearls, the most common method of doing this a liquid is mixed with sodium alginate…

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