Halloween is now over and it’s time for Bonfire Night. We can stop wearing scanty costumes and start wearing our coats again – with the added benefit of standing next to a huge fire while watching some fireworks! Sounds great to me!
Want to mark the occasion with some fab Bonfire Night inspired gin cocktails? Keep reading for recipes that you can enjoy at home or take in a flask to your nearest firework display!
…while drinking a G&T! Weather you are a wizard in the kitchen or you burn toast every morning without fail, you need to try making these G&T cakes. Fentimans Drinks has opened a pop up bakery in London some time ago and by popular demand has shared the recipes of the bakes on sale. There is one for every taste – follow the very easy step-by-step instructions and we are sure that they’ll all be a huge success at the dinner table!
I have a soft spot for a good cheesecake and this one exceeded my expectations! The Rose Lemonade Drizzle cake was so good too… Which one will you make?
Slingsby Gin was named after William Slingsby, who in 1571 discovered unique properties in the water of Harrogate’s Tewit Well. Slingsby was created with the desire to restore the ‘Spirit of Harrogate’! Originally released as a Limited Edition, Slingsby Yorkshire Rhubarb Gin is now a permanent part of their range….and you need to try it!
The creators of Silent Pool Gin aimed to capture the essence of England’s beautiful, rural landscape. With a distillery on the bank of the spring-fed Silent Pool, along with 24 unique botanicals…they have definitely succeeded! Not to mention the bottle design is extremely eye-catching! 😍
Gin dare we say Gin brings the world today. Okay perhaps Gin did win any world wars, nor has it been used in any acts of diplomacy- to the best of our knowledge but neither the less, gin is universally loved. We have become a little enthralled with how Gin drinking differs around the world. Let us set the scene, it was a Saturday afternoon, and we were enjoying a drink with friends, some friends from the states, some from Europe and beyond and it got us to thinking, is Gin culture as varied as the drink itself? So we embarked on a journey of discovery, doing what we do best at ILoveGin.com- We talked gin with the best gin bars around the world!
There seems to be a big trend on adding dried citrus fruit to garnish cocktails and G&Ts. By making these easily in your oven at home, you have ready sliced garnishes that last ages and make a great gift. Also there is an added sweetness to the citrus which is perfect in a gin and tonic!
Being the superb gin fans that you are, I’m sure you will have heard of the ‘The Distillery’ on Portobello Road; home of the Ginstitute masterclass and gin creating experience, brilliant cocktail bar ‘The Resting Room’, mouth-watering restaurant ‘GinTonica’ and of course the famous Gin Hotel!
This year The Distillery have added another fantastic experience to their repertoire – the mysteriously named The Distillery Presents immersive dining experience …
Keep reading to find out how you can get 10% off your visit!