Strawberry, Orange And Gin Cordial
250g strawberries, hulled
1T orange-blossom water
tonic water, to serve
fresh lime or lemon, to serve
ice, to serve
Blitz the strawberries and sugar in a blender, then strain the juice a couple of times to remove the pulp.
Add the strawberry juice and orange blossom water to the gin and leave it in the fridge until you are ready to use it.
Serve the gin with tonic water and fresh lime or lemon over ice. MAKES 500ML
1 apple, cored
14 cup brandy
1 cup orange juice
1 cinnamon stick
750ml ginger ale
Slice the orange, lemon and apple into thin slices and place them in a large jug.
Add the brandy, orange juice and cinnamon stick and refrigerate overnight to allow the flavours to infuse.
To serve, add lots of ice to the jug, pour in the wine and ginger ale and serve ice cold. SERVES 8–10
12 cup Cointreau or any orange liqueur
12 cup brandy
2–3 bottles of champagne
Refrigerate the raspberries overnight in a container with the Cointreau and brandy.
Spoon a few raspberries and the refrigerated juice into a champagne flute and top up with champagne. SERVES 10