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Cocktails Cocktail of the Week: The Clover Cup

Clover Cup 40 ml gin 15 ml lemon juice 15 ml raspberry syrup 15 ml Martini Extra Dry Vermouth 15 egg white Method Shake all the ingredients with ice then strain into a separate mixing glass and shake again with no ice. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and drink it quickly. You can leave…

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Cocktails Skinny Strawberry Basil Margarita

by Dean Sheremet Yield: 1 serving Ingredients: 1 tablespoon quartered fresh strawberries 1 fresh basil leaf, plus 1 sprig, for garnish Ice 3 ounces tequila 2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice 2 ounces Strawberry Basil –Simple Syrup Method Place the strawberries and the basil leaf in the bottom of a rocks glass. Gently muddle with…

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Cocktails Cocktail of the Week: Pea Cooler

The Healthy Hedonist by Nicole Herft Who says drinking in January has to be unhealthy? The humble pea… It’s a celebrated green here in Britain and, I, for one love the sweet little things! They are full of antioxidants and vitamins, and are known to improve heart health. They are high in protein and can…

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Cocktails VALENTINE’S COCKTAIL RECIPE: ROSEBUD

The Rosebud Ingredients 40mls Daffy’s 15mls Rose vermouth 25mls fresh lemon 15mls grenadine 25mls egg white 2 dashes rose water Top with franklin and sons strawberry Method Shake, serve straight up in coupette. Garnish with 3 rose buds in centre and cracked black pepper, voilà!

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ALEXANDRA PALACE  26 August -28 August 2017

 

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival returns to Alexandra Palace over the bank holiday weekend of 26th, 27th & 28th August

Watch New Judge of The Big Family Showdown Rosemary Shrager, Michelin starred chef at Benares Atul Kochhar, Michelin starred Chef and Great British Menu Winner Adam Simmonds, Great British Menu Winner 2017 at Oklava Selin Kiazim & Veneta’s Head Chef Jamie Thicket cooking their signature recipes in the Aga Rangemaster Chefs Theatre with MasterChef Finalists Steve Kielty, Lorna Robertson, Jack Lucas, Juanita Hennessey, Emma Spitzer & Tony Rodd.

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy free hourly yoga and meditation in the Healthy Living Zone; enjoy afternoon tea in the Vintage Tea Tent; taste wine, champagne and craft beer in the Drinks Theatre; buy from local producers in the Artisan Market; kids enjoy the Childrens Cookery Theatre; live music on the Success Express Music Stage; enter the Chilli Eating Competition; refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus, Pimms Teapot & The Evan Williams Bourbon Airstream and have a fun day out in the VIP experience.

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