The London Bridge Cocktail

Ingredients:  2 amaretto almond liqueur 1.5 vodka 1 squeeze of fresh lime Ice Instructions:  Must be fresh lime, using cordial does not have the same effect and spoils the drink. Shake over ice but ensure there is no ice in the glass. Martini glass with a small straw stuck to the outside of the glass with the condensation creates a great, contemporary look. Raise your … Continue reading The London Bridge Cocktail

The Gimlet

Ingredients for a Gimlet: 2 1⁄2 oz Gin 1⁄2 oz Lime juice 1⁄2 oz Simple syrup Appropriate Gimlet Garnish: 1 Lime wheel Glass: Cocktail or Old Fashioned Instructions for Making a Gimlet: Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or an Old-Fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel. (You … Continue reading The Gimlet

Pheasant & Chestnut Soup

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped Vegetable oil – for frying 1tsp each ground cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg and coriander 1 whole pheasant 25g cooked, unsweetened chestnuts, peeled 1.5l litres hot chicken stock 1tbs lemon juice 2tbs double cream 2tbs chopped flat-leaf parsley Salt   Instructions: Fry the onion and carrot in a little oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan or casserole pot, then stir … Continue reading Pheasant & Chestnut Soup