Recipes Section - Drinks

Recipes and methods for alcoholic drinks, cordials and other non-alcoholic beverages to quench your thirst

apricot liqueur

Apricot Liqueur Recipe

Recipe for Apricot Liqueur. To improve the flavour, try cracking some of the apricot stones, blanch and skin the kernels and add to the liquid as it infuses

mint syrup

Mint Syrup Recipe

Recipe for Mint Syrup. There are many type of mints and all make a delicious syrup. Best served diluted with soda or water and ice-cold.

Strawberry Syrup

Strawberry Syrup Recipe

Recipe for Strawberry Syrup. A refreshing drink with water or soda added but even nicer when mixed with milk to make a milk-shake!

blackcurrant syrup

Blackcurrant Syrup Recipe

Recipe for Blackcurrant Syrup. Packed full of Vitamin C and loved by children. Dilute with water or soda for a refreshing drink.

lemoncello

Authentic Italian Lemoncello Recipe

Recipe for Authentic Italian Lemoncello. Best stored in a dark place to ensure the colour of the liquid remains true. Makes about 2.5 litres.

blackcurrant liqueur

Blackcurrant Liqueur Recipe

Recipe for Blackcurrant Liqueur. Tuck it away for a special occasion and/or add a drop over ice-cream. It only gets better the longer you leave it !!

elderflower cordial

Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Recipe for Elderflower Cordial. Beautiful and refreshing either with iced water & extra lemon slices or tonic water. Also poured over ice cream for dessert

blackberry brandy

Blackberry Brandy Recipe

Recipe for Blackberry Brandy. Scrumptious on a cold winter's evening or mixed with iced lemonade on hot summer's evening if you have any left by then.

damson gin or brandy

Damson Gin or Brandy Recipe

Recipe for Damson Gin. Decant the spirit for a winter warmer. Use the rich alcoholic damsons as a pudding and don't drive afterwards!

damson gin

Damson Gin Recipe

Recipe for Damson Gin. When fruit has been used, de-stone and dry on a low heat for a few hours in the oven. Can be used for fruit cakes or x-mas pudding

rhubarb vodka

Rhubarb Vodka Recipe

Recipe for Rhubarb Vodka. This can be done with other fruit than rhubarb - for example, raspberry or blueberry. Makes a nice present.

spiced cranberry shrub

Spiced Cranberry Shrub Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Cranberry Shrub. Shrub is a name which is borrowed from the Arabs - fruit sherbet drink. Makes 4 glasses and takes 5 minutes.

moru

Moru Recipe

Recipe for Moru Drink. A cooling drink from India - our fame must be spreading! This is one of the most refreshing drinks you can imagine.

elderflower champagne

Elderflower Champagne Recipe

Recipe for Elderflower Champagne. You can also make Elderflower Cordial. See the many comments on this recipe for additional tips and information

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