Category Archives: Drinks

Mulled Wine

Ingredients

  • 2 oranges

  • 1 lemon

  • 60g light brown soft sugar

  • 2 cinnamon stick

  • 8 cloves

  • 1 star anise

  • 60ml ruby port

  • 75cl bottle of wine


Method

  • Zest the lemon and one of the oranges
  • Add the zest, sliced lemon and juice of the zested oranges to a large saucepan
  • Push the cloves into the other orange and add that too
  • Add sugar, cinnamon sticks and port and start the heat
  • Simmer until it turns into a light syrup
  • Add the wine and simmer for 20mins

Mojito

Ingredients

  • 50ml white rum
  • 1 lime
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • 2tsp caster sugar
  • 25-50ml soda water

Method

  • Cut the lime into quarters, squeeze the juice into a glass and drop the wedges in
  • Add the sugar and mix into the lime juice
  • Gently bash the mint leaves to release the flavour, and add to the glass
  • Half fill the glass with crushed ice
  • Add the rum and mix
  • Top with soda water
  • Top up the lime juice/sugar to taste 😀