I have wanted to go on the Gin Journey in London for ages now, so I was extremely excited to get on board last week! The Gin Journey is a posh bar crawl round town with ALL the gin… you are taken on an educational gin-fuelled tour whilst experiencing some incredible cocktail bars. We ginned our way around London, but they have Leeds and Newcastle tours coming soon as well!
Apparently ginger cake gets better the longer you leave it, unfortunately in my house that’s about one day! After recently trying Elephant Gin, I knew I had to create a cake with apples and ginger to compliment the botanicals of this amazing gin.
The idea of an African-inspired gin evolved while reminiscing about “sundowner” drinks after a day out in the African bush! Elephant Gin produces award-winning handcrafted premium gin made with rare African botanicals.
Established in 1896 but refreshed in 2016, the London Essence Company is the first “all-light” mixer collection. Delicately light, with naturally sourced sweetness, this allows the distinct notes of its spirit partner to shine through.
Inspired by Africa and handcrafted in England, Whitley Neill Gin combines an unusual bunch of botanicals, including the carefully selected, rare Cape Gooseberries and Baobob fruit. Its other more traditional botanicals such as juniper, coriander, lemon and orange peel result in a well-balanced, smooth gin.
I absolutely love pancakes and admittedly have them far too often! However it is an absolute must to have as many as possible on Shrove Tuesday. After playing around with some recipe ideas, this is the perfect treat for gin lovers this Pancake Day!
After asking many gin lovers what their favourite gin cocktail was, this one popped up a lot! The Clover Club cocktail has been around for a long time, even before prohibition. It is a pretty and classic cocktail with a beautifully rich, silky texture. Be warned, this is particularly moreish!
With Valentines Day fast approaching, creating a delicious recipe with X-Gin (“a pure aphrodisiac”) was a no brainer! I absolutely love drinking X-Gin with cocoa nibs and raspberries, and I think this creation is the perfect combination. The raspberry gin coulis was very popular in my house, so I would recommend making double the amount!