7 Cocktails for Mother’s Day

BY ANASTASIA CHOO Aside from flowers and breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day, impress the Mama in your life with one of these easy cocktails: Tea Tini –  It’s tea time and Mum will sure enjoy this light short drink on a Spring afternoon. Ingredients: 50ml vodka 30ml iced tea (sweet) 10ml lemon juice (fresh) Garnish: ​lemon wedge Garnish: sugar for glass rim Method: Pour … Continue reading 7 Cocktails for Mother’s Day


Ingredients: 1 cupstrong black tea 1 shot dark rum Instructions: Pour one cup of strong black tea, add rum and stir. Traditionally drunk on Christmas Day, ‘Gunfire‘ is not for the faint-hearted. Made of black tea and laced with rum, the cocktail traces its origins to the late 19th century when served to lower-ranking members of the British Army to offer ‘Dutch courage’ before a morning attack. Continue reading Gunfire

The Laverstoke Cocktail

Ingredients: 50ml Gin 10ml Bottle green elderflower cordial 15ml Martini Rosso Vermouth 75ml Ginger Ale (chilled & freshly opened) 2 lime wedges 1 Fresh thin ginger slice 1 Large mint sprig Instructions: Squeeze two lime wedges into a balloon glass then add the cordial, Gin and Martini Rosso Vermouth, swirl to mix. Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and stir to chill. Top with … Continue reading The Laverstoke Cocktail

Crispy Brinjal Fries

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH Ingredients: 2 /3 medium sizes brinjals cut into circular /semicircular pieces of medium thickness Salt to taste A pinch of turmeric Cooking oil. Sugar (optional) Instructions: Heat oil in a wide rimmed pan. Take the circular pieces of brinjal and smear them with salt and turmeric. Next lower them gently into the boiling oil. Use a slotted spoon to flip both sides … Continue reading Crispy Brinjal Fries