Take the stress out of baking with these super fun kits by Baker’s Box

Rocky road cupcakes Baker's Box

Your bestie just called and asked whether you’d like to come over with a few other gal pals for an afternoon of baked festivities. Oh, and bring a plate! The truth is, you’re not regular baker, so the chances of you having all the staples in the pantry are next to zero.  You look in […]

Disaronno and Diesel: When two iconic Italians collaborate

Disaronno

You can drink it straight, add a dash to your coffee, make cocktails with it and even add a splash to your G&T. With its almond base, Amaretto is one of those liqueurs that divides people. You’re either a fan, or not. And that’s okay, because that in itself is a great conversation piece over […]

Curry at home with The Spice Tailor: an Indian classic

Butter Chicken PRESS

The Spice Tailor of London is a magician with spices and delicious dishes. The king of Indian (restaurant) curries, butter chicken is a velvety, tomato-based curry with little nuggets of lightly charred tandoori chicken hiding in its creamy depths. I have so many memories of eating this dish that i think we must have ordered […]

The best of isolation eating: How to make the viral Dalgona Bailey’s whipped coffee dessert

Dalgona recipe

Coffee? A favourite. Bailey’s? A dessert must. Combine the two? Ultimate heaven. It’s gone viral, especially on the Bailey’s Facebook page and now, you can make the Dalgona yourself. It’s quite easy… Baileys Dalgona Coffee Prep Time: 5 minutes Servings: 2 servings INGREDIENTS 60ml milk 60ml Baileys Original Irish Cream 60ml vodka 1 1/2 tbsp […]

Recipe: Baileys Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns

Ingredients: 100ml milk 100ml Baileys Chocolat Luxe 6g dried yeast 1 tsp sugar 420g bread flour 30g cocoa powder 100g cold butter, cut into small cubes 1/2 tsp salt 45g sugar 2 eggs 150g milk chocolate chips 4 tbsp plain flour 3 tbsp Baileys Original Sugar syrup, to glaze Method: Heat the oven to 200C/400C. […]

The gin to have when you’re not having a gin

CEDERS alt gin

With mindful March just around the corner, there are those who are trying to be a little healthier and more balanced by reducing their alcohol intake for the month. Then are those who are giving up alcohol all together for a variety of reasons. And then there are those good, responsible humans who regularly nominate […]

Recipe: Blood orange Negroni cocktail

Fratelli Fresh Negroni cocktail drink Sydney 2

Sure, the classic Negroni is a winner and has been for hundreds of years; ut have you tried a blood orange one? There’s a new gin out there by Whitley Neil that’s all about heroing flash flavours like rhubarb & ginger, blood orange and pink grapefruit. So, by using any one of them in the […]

Top cocktails to make using Tia Maria

Tia Maria and cocktails on the bar while a bartender works behind

Aaaah, the 80’s. What a decade to celebrate. Not only was it famous for power suits, shoulder pads, big hair and awesome music like George Michael – it was also about this time the very first Espresso Martini recipe was created using Tia Maria. Yes, the Espresso Martini is over 40 years old – believe […]

Recipe: Protein breakfast ‘brekkie’ bowl with Bulk Nutrients

Bulk Nutrients brekkie bowl

Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 serves (50g) Bulk Nutrients Egg Breakfast 1-1 1/2c cooked quinoa (approx.200g) 3 stalks of kale 6 mushrooms 6 cherry tomatoes 2 tbsp pine nuts spring onion bean shoots Method: 1. Cook the quinoa. We cooked ours in vegetable stock to add the flavours. 2. Heat a pot and add in some […]

Cocktail recipe: Patron Tequila coconut cucumber margarita

Patron margarita

Patrón Coconut Cucumber Margarita A light and refreshing margarita that puts a refreshing twist on the classic with cucumber and coconut water. Ingredients: 45ml Patrón Silver  60ml Coconut water  15ml Fresh lime juice  15ml Simple syrup 7 thin slices of cucumber, 3 for garnish Method: Combine all ingredients except garnish in a cocktail shaker and […]

4 Longbranch whisky cocktail recipes

Wild Turkey longbranch

Because spring means drinks and drinks are good, make these using the latest Wild Turkey Longbranch. Longbranch Plumwood Old Fashioned Ingredients Wild Turkey Longbranch Smoked Plumwood Liquor, Bitters How to make Pour 50ml of Longbranch into a mixing glass with 10ml of Smoked Plumwood Liquor and 2 dashes of Angostura bitters Fill the mixing glass with ice […]

Absolut Love cocktail strawberry and basil vodka soda

Strawberry Basil Absolut Love

Because gay is good and now there’s a love bottle by Absolut to prove it, called Absolut Drop, here’s a cocktail just for you. Catch is: You’ve gotta make it with Absolut Drop otherwise it doesn’t count. Go forth and drink in good equality, friends. Serves: 1 Prep time: 5 minutes   Ingredients 30mL Absolut Vodka 100ml […]