Gooseberry & Elderflower Fizz

Ingredients: 12 gooseberries 1 tbsp caster sugar juice ½ lemon 3 tbsp elderflower cordial chilled sparkling wine, for topping up (we used Prosecco)   Instructions: Tip gooseberries and sugar into a cocktail shaker or large jam jar with a lid. Using the end of a rolling pin, mush the gooseberries and sugar together. Add lemon juice, cordial and 4 ice cubes, pop on the lid … Continue reading Gooseberry & Elderflower Fizz

Shiso Fine

Ingredients:  For the Cucumber Vinegar: 1/2 cup sliced cucumber (peel on) 1 cup unseasoned rice wine vinegar  For Each Drink: 2 shiso leaves, plus 1 extra for garnish 8 mint leaves 1/4 ounce simple syrup (see note) 3 ounces fresh Granny Smith apple juice (see note) 1 ounce Cucumber Vinegar 1/4 ounce fresh juice from 1 lime  Instructions: For the Cucumber Vinegar: In a small … Continue reading Shiso Fine

Moscato Honey Bee Cocktail

Ingredients: 115ml Moscato {or other semi-sweet wine} 1 lemon, juiced 5 fresh raspberries 3 small sprigs of fresh thyme 1 tsp. honey Cranberries and Lemon to garnish, if desired Method: Place lemon juice, raspberries, thyme sprigs, and honey in a cocktail shaker. Use the back of a spoon to muddle the raspberries and other ingredients together, releasing the raspberries’ juice. Add wine to the shaker; … Continue reading Moscato Honey Bee Cocktail

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