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THIRSTY THURSDAY: PORNSTAR MARTINI

Pornstar Martini

There's no denying that there is a little bit of pornstar in all of us; prudish or not we all have our devilicious side. Kick back and relax this Thirsty Thursday and enjoy what is definitely my favourite cocktail: the Pornstar Martini. Let your naughty side out. Ingredients: 50ml vanilla vodka 25ml passionfruit liqueur 10ml passionfruit puree 1tsp vanilla sugar fresh … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: VANILLA COLIBRI COCKTAIL RECIPE

Vanilla Colibri

As a massive vanilla fan I have quite the soft spot for this week's cocktail; a yummy vanilla, coconut and pineapple rendition this is a last attempt at holding onto summer. With not much else to say, I say, "Bottoms up!". Ingredients 50ml Absolut Vanilla 20ml malibu coconut rum Pineapple juice 2 dashes of Fresh cream Method Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: HERB CRUSTED COD WITH ROASTED LEMON &THYME

Baked Cod

As the old saying goes, "Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat for the rest of his life." Well that's all well and good, but what the heck are you supposed to do with the fish once you have it? If, like a lot of people, you have no idea what to do with fish, this easy to prepare recipe could be just the ticket.   Herb Crusted Cod with Roasted … [Read more...]

EDWARD HAYDEN’S PANCAKES

Pancake

As today is Pancake Tuesday, we asked our resident food columnist, TV chef Edward hayden, to share his recipe and serving suggestions for perfect pancakes. This recipe will see you through all of your pancake requirements!   Ingredients: 8oz/225g plain flour Pinch salt 1oz/25g caster sugar 2 large eggs 400ml milk Grated zest of 1 lemon Preparation: In a large mixing bowl sieve the … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

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The Eclipse "Hi ho, Hi ho, it's off to work we go,we work all day and we get no play hi ho, hi ho, hi ho!"   Believe it or not but it's that time of the week again and that can only mean one thing. Yes ladies and gents the boys at Barumba Cocktail Connoisseurs bring us our weekly fix; Thirsty Thursday is here so get you cocktail shakers out and get some practice in for the … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

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 Margarita A cocktail-classic, the Margarita will kick-start any party. Get weekend-ready and try this out tonight! Ingredients: 45ml Tequila 30ml Cointreau 15ml Freshly squeezed lime juice Preparation: Shake all ingredients together with ice and strain into a salt-rimmed ice filled rocks glass or into a chilled salt-rimmed martini/margarita glass   Today’s … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

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Blue Pearl Short weeks are worth celebrating, so get the shakers out and have a mid-week cure; afterall, it is almost the weekend...again.   Ingredients: 50ml Absolut Raspberry Vodka 20ml Blue Curacao Freshly squeezed lemon juice Lemonade Preparation: Build over ice in a long glass and garnish with a large twist of lemon peel   Today’s cocktail recipe is … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY

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No-Bake Berry Cheesecake This weekend why not indulge yourself and try this simple recipe for no-bake berry cheesecake. An absolute favourite of mine this can be put together in a flash and tastes just devine.  Be prepared to open that top button, this is extremely rich. Serves 8 - Prep time: 10 minutes - Cooking time: 10 minutes Inverting the classic components of cheesecake this … [Read more...]