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Caorunn Gin

scottish gin made with some local herbs

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You Say Potahtah

This morning I opened my door and discovered the wine fairies had left a parcel on my step. The contents are pictured above, and this Gentle Reader, is how we make a dry martini in the 21st Century. (Just writing … Continue reading

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How Not to Cook

So I come home from the grocery store, through the rain, and start putting away the groceries. I keep a chicken breast out for myself for lunch. Feeling inspired I melt a couple of tablespoons of butter, add some slivered … Continue reading

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The Perfect Cocktail

If you really want to make a cocktail (‘martini’ in the current parlance) that stands out, you’ve got to get away from gimmicky liquor (goldschlager anyone?) and alco-milkshakes. These appeal to the adolescent drinker with their undeveloped craving for sweets … Continue reading

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