Cocktails

6 Unique Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

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Every person is unique in different aspects of life. This includes the way he or she celebrates special occasions and memorable days. With Valentine’s Day dawning upon us, it is easy to get frustrated and run out of new things to do. To help bring out the inner [hopeless] romantics in all of us, here […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 6 Unique Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

Golden Summer Sangria

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There may be many ways to beat the heat, but the best is arguably with a glass of your favourite drink, preferably one that’s been chilled and goes down smoothly. The flavours of summer come together in this light, cooling recipe for a golden summer sangria. You can substitute berries and other citrus fruits as […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Golden Summer Sangria

Celebrating Melbourne Cup Day

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The Melbourne Cup, popularly dubbed as “the race that stops a nation,” has gone a long way since it began in 1861. Today, it is considered the richest handicap race in Australia and one of the most popular social and sporting events worldwide. This horseracing event, which is held on every first Tuesday of November, […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Celebrating Melbourne Cup Day

10 Green Cocktail Recipes for Saint Patrick’s Day

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Saint Patrick’s Day is almost here. This of course means it’s time to do those green hats and clothes and make for the nearest pub in celebration of St Patrick and Irish culture. Join in the spirit of this annual feast day by making your own green beer – just add a few drops of […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 10 Green Cocktail Recipes for Saint Patrick’s Day

Cocktail Recipes for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day – it’s an occasion that calls for celebrating and relaxing with bubbly, wine and cocktails. We’ve come up with some fabulous cocktail recipes that you can use to toast to love with your special someone; if you’re happily single, you can also make these for an awesome night with friends! Angel’s Kiss (by […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Black Russian

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Frozen Black Russian

Did you know this? The original Black Russian cocktail was invented in 1949 in Brussels by bartender Gustave Tops in honor of then-US Ambassador Perle Mesta. If you’re a big coffee drinker, then the Black Russian is right up your alley. A combination of Kahlua or any coffee liqueur and vodka, this cocktail has long been […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Black Russian

4 Easy steps to blending your own cocktail

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Why make a blended cocktail? Sipping a cocktail is simply refreshing, especially on those warm summer days in Australia. It’s good to serve, along with little plates of hors d’oeuvres, when you’re hosting parties or just having a small gathering of close friends. If you have a blender at home, you can mix your own […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 4 Easy steps to blending your own cocktail

Cocktail Recipe: Blended Mojito

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Did you know this? The Mojito was one of famous writer Ernest Hemingway’s favourite drinks. Originally made using sugar cane juice, the sweetness of a Mojito is balanced out by its mint flavour, making it one of summer’s best-loved cocktails. With this recipe, you can make this clear drink in your own kitchen using a blender […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Blended Mojito

Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

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The history behind the Daiquiri Cocktail Did you know this? July 19 is National Daiquiri Day! One of the most popular cocktail drinks around the world, the daiquiri took its name from Daiquiri, a mining and beach area near Santiago, Cuba. This sweet concoction is said to have been invented by an American mining engineer […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Cocktail Recipe: Bloody Mary

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Bloody Mary

Did you know this? The practice of using a celery stick to garnish a Bloody Mary began in the 1960’s when a celebrity who did not have a swizzle stick grabbed a celery stick from the relish tray to stir his drink with instead. A mixture of ingredients unlikely to be found in a cocktail have […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Bloody Mary