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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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BIRMINGHAM  23 June - 25 June 2017

 

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival returns to Birmingham Cannon Hill Park over the weekend of 22nd, 23rd & 24th June.

Watch Great British Bake Off Winner 2016 Candice Brown baking live in The Cakes & Desserts Theatre and Michelin starred Chefs Brad Carter and Nathan Eades cooking their signature recipes in the Stoves Chefs Theatre with and MasterChef’s Juanita Hennessey, Saira Hamilton and Dhruv Baker.

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy afternoon tea in the Vintage Tea Tent; taste wine, champagne and craft beer in the Drinks Theatre; enjoy free yoga classes with yogahaven, buy from local producers in the Artisan Market; kids enjoy the Childrens Cookery Theatre; live music on the Unsigned Music Awards Stage; enter the Chilli Eating Competition; refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus and Pimms Teapot, and have a fun day out in the VIP experience.

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