The Bloodhound

Ingredients 1-ounce gin 1/2-ounce sweet vermouth 1/2-ounce dry vermouth 1/2-ounce strawberry liqueur Fresh strawberry to garnish   Instructions Place all of the ingredients, except for the garnish, into a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and then shake the mixture vigorously for 30 seconds to chill. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass, garnish with the cherry fresh strawberry, and then serve immediately. Continue reading The Bloodhound

Veggie Curry Recipe

Ingredients:  1 tin coconut milk 1 tin chickpeas 1 sweet potato, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 2 tomatoes, diced 2 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp turmeric Fresh coriander   Instructions:  Lightly brown onions over high heat, then add peppers and sweet potatoes and spices, stir well for a minute before pouring in the coconut milk. Cover … Continue reading Veggie Curry Recipe

Toffee Apple Sponge

Ingredients For the sponge: 225g/8oz unsalted butter 225g/8oz golden caster sugar 4 free-range eggs 200g/7oz self-raising flour splash full-fat milk 1 tsp stem ginger (from a jar) 250g/9oz cooking apples, peeled, cores removed, chopped 2 tbsp sugar For the sauce: 150g/5½oz butter 150g/5½oz soft dark brown sugar 150ml/5½fl oz double cream 100ml/3½fl oz condensed milk 50ml/2fl oz calvados (optional) ready-made custard, to serve   Method: … Continue reading Toffee Apple Sponge