Marmalade Day Cocktails

I’ve been greatly informed that Saturday 2nd March is Marmalade Day. With this in mind, it makes sense to showcase a few marmalade styled cocktails! Glass – Rocks Ingredients –  50 ml Ceylon Arrack 3 tsp British Marmalade 3 Slices of fresh orange 1 Maraschino cherry 1/2 inch fresh ginger Method –  Prepare rim ofContinue reading “Marmalade Day Cocktails”

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2012

This year is the 15th anniversary of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival and as you would expect, this year is going with a bang of delights involving many of Manchester’s top restaurants and bars. From September 21st to October 8th, many of my favourite haunts and industry figures are planning on delighting you allContinue reading “Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2012”

RIGHT Gin Tasting Notes

This is the gin that got me back. I’ve never been a lover of gin but I first tried RIGHT way back at the Restaurant Show in 2009 when it was under the portfolio of Cellar Trends. And WOW. I don’t know whether it’s me and my sweet tooth but RIGHT gin doesn’t seem to give you aContinue reading “RIGHT Gin Tasting Notes”

The Lounge, Knutsford Review

The Lounge is Knutsford’s new stylish champagne and cocktail bar located on Princess Street and with its opening night only a few days before, and seeing their video of the refurbishment on YouTube, I popped in to see what all the fuss was about! With an ambient setting of Italian sofas, and a combination of both small roundContinue reading “The Lounge, Knutsford Review”

Corks Out Review

Corks Out is an independent wine and spirit merchants who base themselves in the North West. A couple of years ago they opened a store in Timperley and I use to frequent there to purchase that something special. Both wines and spirits have been bought including Licor 43, Goslings Navy Seal rum and Martin Millers gin, Old Tom ales andContinue reading “Corks Out Review”