A refreshingly delicious Hibiscus tea served during Ramadan. The recipe is from ” sumac” by Anas Atassi.
A refreshing drink which is popular during Ramadan from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi. If you have a good Middle Eastern store nearby you may be able to buy ready made Jallab syrup, but if not you need to mix the grape and date molasses in equal amounts yourself.
A drink made from Licorice root which tastes sweet and sour at the same time. This recipe is from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi.
Another Scandinavia style mulled wine for the festive season from Diana Henry. Skal!
A very good version of this Scandinavian style mulled wine from ” Roast Figs Sugar Snow” by Diana Henry. Just what we need for this cold weather hitting us in the UK at the moment.
A recipe from Victoria Glass.
A cordial from Yotam Ottolenghi to serve with some chilled sparking water. Use 3 tbsps cordial for 200 ml water. The cordial will keep in a sterilised bottle in the fridge for at least a month.
A sweet and spicy tipple to beat the cold weather from Olia Hercules.
A festive tipple which can also be used in cocktails from Diana Henry.
A recipe from ” Winter Drinks” by Ryland Peters & Small.
A favourite posh version of G&T which comes from the now closed Hausbar in Bristol.
A lovely vodka to use in ice cold Bloody Mary’s ( probably my favourite drink!). Its from Jack Monroe’s ” A Year in 120 recipes”.
A warming drink for cold nights from ” The Modern Preserver” by Kylee Newton. You can also use it in stewed fruit, baking or marinating. It will keep for 1-2 years – if it last’s that long. Serve in a tumbler with ice.
I first discovered cider sangria in a little tapas bar cum sidreria in Llanes, Asturias. Many of you will already know that Asturias is the region where spanish cider is made and consumed in great quantity and the area is therefore very close to my heart. On my brief and unexpected return visit to Llanes I went straight back to that bar and Tony and i shared two litres of this very refreshing and quaffable nectar over a relaxed afternoon. Fortunately we didn’t have to do anything after other than get into a minibus and be driven to our accommodation in the Picos de Europa …
This version is from ” Apple ” by James Rich.
A warming non alcoholic version of mulled cider from ” Apple ” by James Rich.