Poncha!

So there’s Madeira Wine, but what other boozy treats are there on offer out there? Well. They distill a golden rum, which they call sugar cane brandy. It’s good! The also make it into a drink called Poncha. It’s punch. It fits the standard cocktail vein of rum, sugar, citrus. In this case the citrus…

All our problems are solved!

I’ve been boozy baking again. This time it’s boozy banana bread. That trip to St Lucia had many impacts on me. One of the main ones was breakfasts. Lovely girlfriend and I made it to breakfast every day. This in itself was very odd, because lie-ins. The upside to this was that the hotel made…

All Gone

The negroni party has yet to happen. Far too many things are happening in life right now for me to want to host a large party. However it is still my birthday this week so I wanted to do something. Cue the five year old negroni. What can I say? It was awesome. It was…

People think I’m sloe… eh!

Around this time last year, a friend of mine got sent back to Canada (due to our stupid rules on how much non-citizens have to earn to stay here – this is going to get a whole lot worse 😦 ). She is currently back in the country on holiday and came over to visit…

First world problems

It’s my birthday next month and I’ve decided to have a Negroni party, because of course I’ve decided to have a negroni party. Being me, rather than just serving Negroni’s, I’m serving bottle aged Negroni’s. The Negroni is a fantastic drink with a lovely combination of bitter from the campari, sweet from the vermouth and…

Secret Double Life

I have a secret double life. At least as far as social media is concerned. When I’m not blogging about booze, I am taking photos of things I have baked on Instagram. Today, these two worlds have collided. Boozy baking. Oh yes. You read that correctly. Boozy baking. It’s Lovely Girlfriend’s birthday today. To celebrate…

You’ll never believe what happened next!

I know you’re all dying to know what happened to the spiced rum. A Spiced Rum Sidecar. That’s what happened to the spiced rum. 1 part spiced rum 1 part brandy 1 part triple-sec 1 part lemon juice (later on this became a mix of lemon and lime juice as we ran out of lemons)…