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Planning a summer picnic

Planning a summer picnic

Eating outdoors has to be one of the most enticing of summer pleasures. The thought of finding a peaceful, grassy spot, flopping down onto a blanket and breaking out a delicious picnic is enough to make your mouth water. But al fresco eating doesn’t always go to plan: most of us will have experienced our

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Is Drinking Coffee Really That Bad For You

Is Drinking Coffee Really That Bad For You

For years coffee has suffered a pretty negative reputation. But is it really all that bad for you? Positives Contrary to what many health nuts would have you believe, coffee does have plenty of benefits. Diabetes Diabete Studies have shown that coffee can help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. In fact, people

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Perfect summer mojito

Perfect summer Mojito

The mojito was born in Havana, Cuba. There are many variations of this drink. This recipe calls for the five customary ingredients of mint, rum, granulated sugar, lime, and soda water. If you are throwing a Havana, Cuban or just a great British BBQ party, try making this perfect summer Mojito. Ingredients 1½ limes, cut

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Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine- Well Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without it! From the German Christmas market to midnight mass you’ll be able to grab a glass or two. Why not make some yourself for your family and friends with this very easy recipe. INGREDIENTS Serves 10 2 clementines 1 lemon 1 lime 200 g caster sugar 6

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Homemade Irish Cream

Homemade Irish Cream

Homemade Irish Cream  – You’ll never buy from shops again! INGREDIENTS 1 cup light cream (I used heavy whipping cream, which made it even richer) 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk 1 2/3 cup Irish whiskey (I used Jameson’s) 1 teaspoon instant coffee 2 tablespoons Hershey’s chocolate syrup (I used Torani) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon

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Advocaat

Advocaat

Avocaat Avocaat is generally enjoyed by many at Christmas time, it’s pretty easy to make yourself with this very simple recipe: Servings: 20 Units: US | Metric INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract 1 cup vanilla vodka or 1 cup vodka 5 eggs 1 egg yolk 2/3

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