Drinking

Layered cocktails with jellied dice – Inception

Layered cocktails with jellied dice – Incept...

The movie: The dish:Layered Cocktails with Jellied Dice The reason: Yusuf was right. Creating three levels can become unstable. You just have to design it carefully. Here you don’t need never ending stair cases, or ice palaces- you just have to pour the booze into the glass over the back of a spoon. The layers […]

Salted Red Bull Granita – The Social Network

Salted Red Bull Granita – The Social Network

“… probably the biggest thing that’s ever been associated with Harvard was invented by one guy who sequestered himself away in a dorm corner. You’ve got this wealth and this colonial castle, but in the end all he needed was $69 per month for the server, $39 for electricity, and $159 for the Red Bull.” […]

The dry days

The dry days

They say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.    I’m going to dispute that. You see, I always knew how much I liked wine. To me, there’s not a lot of point having beef ragu without a glass of barolo to go with. A bowl of bouillabaisse is pretty much bankrupt without […]

Christmas cocktails

Christmas cocktails

It’s not really Christmas without some booze at breakfast. The first year The Hungry One came to Christmas breakfast at my Dad’s, he was stumped. At 8 am the first bottle of Moet was cracked. “We drink at breakfast…?” he whispered to me. Yes. Yes we do. Since then he’s got used to it. It’s […]

When soda streams go rogue

When soda streams go rogue

rogue   /roʊg/[rohg]: adjective: no longer obedient, belonging, or accepted and hence not controllable or answerable; deviating, renegade: a rogue cop; a rogue union local, a rogue soda stream. It started so simply. It was the answer to most questions the universe threw forth. How do I stop turning to pink wine as my default beverage? […]