Posted in August 2013

Cucumber Cosmopolitan

Cucumber Cosmopolitan

I tried in vain to get the recipe for the amazing Cucumber Cosmopolitan I had at Siam@Siam, and since my return to a bitter and wet Melbourne winter have tried to recreate the bliss of sipping this potion on the “porch” of our hotel in the Bangkok heat. I’ve seem numerous recipes online that call … Continue reading

La Recolte

La Recolte

I could not get enough of pears. However they are, whatever they’re in, I’m theirs and they’re mine. I often, to my partner’s chagrin put them in any salad I can – they play a wonderful second fiddle to prosciutto, Camembert, rocket and roasted flaked almonds, for the record. So when, in my casual browse … Continue reading

Rapaska

Rapaska

Do you ever have those moments when you’re just waiting, possibly quite impatiently, for a specific event to happen? While we do have a lot to look forward to at the moment, I’ve come up with a trick for one particular such occasion that is waiting for guests to arrive. I sit down with a … Continue reading

Easy, Tiger!

Easy, Tiger!

Impossible to say without a wink, even more difficult to drink without a wink, a nudge and a smile; Easy, Tiger! For a friend’s going away party I put together two cocktails from the rediscovered cocktail book from my shelf; “Cocktails Galore” (Kate Mosely, MQ Publications 2006.)  I flicked through the book quickly because it was … Continue reading