Our favourite cocktail recipes


  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • a good squeeze of lime or lemon juice
  • a handful of mint sprigs, (don’t cut off the stalks as these contain essential oils vital for the flavour of the drink)
  • ice
  • soda water, to serve
  • 50ml white rum
  • a dash of Angostura bitters
  • lime slices, to serve

Put the sugar in the bottom of a glass and pour the citrus juice over to just cover it.
Add 2 long sprigs of mint. Muddle (gently pound) the juice, sugar and mint.
Add ice to the top of the glass, fill the glass two-thirds full with soda water.
Add the rum.
Stir and add a dash of Angostura bitters.
Top with slices of lime.


  • 1 part Tequilla
  • 1 part Triple sec
  • 1 part Lime Juice
  • Salt

Frost the rim of a cocktail glass with salt.
Shake all the ingredients together with cracked ice.
Pour into the glass.


How to make a Manhattan


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