Optimum Vac 2 Air Vacuum Blender Review

You might think that one Power Blender is much like another, but you would be wrong.  I’ve reviewed a few blenders for Froothie but the Optimum Vac 2 Air Vaccum

How to make Hedgerow Vodka

Every year I pick blackberries from the hedgerow.  Some years I get a good crop of sloes but although I often look at the red rosehips and hawthorn berries, this

Honeysuckle and Meadowsweet Spritzer and other Summer Drinks

Honeysuckle and Meadowsweet Spritzer and other Summer Drinks:  I love summer, don’t you?  It’s not just the warm days and lighter evenings, it has to be all about the fresh

Make a Cool Britannia Power Smoothie – Crussh Recipe Book Giveaway

The trend for smoothies had somewhat passed me by until Becca at Amuse Your Bouche pointed out that they were a great way of using fruit and veg that are

Bramble and Vanilla Cordial

Foraged or cultivated blackberries are ideal for making this fruity Bramble and Vanilla Cordial.  You can use fresh or frozen blackberries and a whole vanilla pod, It has a rich blackberry flavour is easy to make and much less expensive than the high-end fruit cordials and you know exactly what went into it. 

Cranberry Fizz – A non-alcoholic drink for Christmas

Photograph by Kevin Summers Finding interesting drinks for those who don’t, or can’t, drink is always a bit of a challenge but I would certainly raise my glass to this

How to make Sloe Cordial

Sloe Gin is very popular, but I’ve made it in the past and it just lurks in my drinks cabinet and ends up getting thrown out.  So this year I

Foragers Fancy – A Gin Cocktail

Gin was probably my first ‘grown up’ drink, it seemed very sophisticated to ask for a gin and tonic rather than the Cinzano and lemonade that started my foray into