Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Lavender and Orange-Infused Gin (and simple syrup)
Hints for planning and preparing the drinks ahead for a party of 40-60 people, including basil-infused gin for a Lonsdale, and home-brewed ginger beer.
How to make Blackberry And Apple Gin, similar to sloe gin but much quicker to make and tastes wonderful too.
An infusion of cranberries in gin, with a little orange peel. Perfect festive flavours for easy Christmas gifts.
Whether you have pretty pink rhubarb, or a greener variety, you can make delicious infusions in gin. Try it with orange for an added delight.
Tamarind and orange make a great flavor combination and a delicious cocktail. If you have never worked with tamarind before, this is a great way to start. This is a delicious liqueur and infuses fairly fast.
An infusion of dried elderberries and dried elderflowers in gin. Delicious in champagne!
Mandarin oranges and gin combine in an easy and tasty infusion.
Spring is in the air — and in the box of fresh produce from our local greengrocer. The earthy sweetness of early beets is, we believe, a perfect complement to the bright woodsy notes found in gin.
Apricot season is the best occasion to try this extremely easy home-made liqueur. Gin, sugar and apricots is all you need. Oh, and, of course, a bit of patience!