A new take on mulled wine for Christmas.
Our go-to summer drink for hot humid days, Agua Fresca is a Mexican drink that is often made with puréed fruit. We’ve used dried Hibiscus flowers for this version. They can be found in most middle-eastern shops so they are easier to find than you think – if it’s easier use 8 hibiscus teabags instead. Make it non-alcoholic and omit the change or switch it for vodka or even Prosecco.
The ritual of priming a wine glass, that is swirling a small amount of wine in a glass and discarding it before you fill it can help you to taste better.
An earthy beetroot smoothie with a tang from the pomegranate molasses and cider vinegar and a sweetness from the basil.
Learn to make amazing, espresso-style coffee in a moka pot without making a bitter coffee. We’ll show you a latte hack too.
Celebrities from Kendall Jenner to Gwyneth Paltrow swear by lemon and ginger steeped in hot water as a healthy drink first thing to wake up the system, rehydrate and help to clean out your liver.
The late Clementine Paddleford describes how to make a Café-au-Lait, New Orleans-style in her classic text The Best in American Cooking, now unfortunately out of print but still available second-hand.
Grappa is a clear distilled Italian alcoholic drink made from what is leftover after the wine-making process, that is the skins, pulp, seeds and sometimes, though not always, the stems. It is similar to the French Marc. It is a testimony to the resourcefulness of winemakers that they can turn what would otherwise be waste into something special.