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    13th July 2016

    Cocktails - Carcassonne

    It’s always this time of year we all pull our shakers from the back of the cupboard and brush up on our cocktail making skills. I’m usually an ale drinker – easily pleased – but when the sun is shining and the temperature rises just over 25 degrees it’s so tempting to crush some ice, mix together some of your favourites and be a little self indulgent. For those of you who haven’t already seen via Instagram or Snapchat (dayofrest), over the past weekend I’ve been in France (post to follow). We’re staying in a small village called Montreal just outside of Carcassonne in the South East of the country.

    It’s 32 degrees and I’m currently sat out in the garden by the pool with a glass of the regions finest vino writing this post. This is our second year in a row and once again we’ve spent the week devouring bread, swimming in the lake and throwing together cocktails – and so I thought I would show you three of my favourites. All are simple to make and are based on classics, the ingredients we had in the drinks cabinet and my love for Tequila! Continue Reading

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    Mr Bao – Taiwanese Brunch

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    13th March 2016
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    Pancake Day – Citrus Sauce

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    7th February 2016
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    Pigs in Blankets Pie

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    20th December 2015
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    Christmas Pud

    I’m sure its the same for almost everyone; but for my family Christmas is all about tradition. We follow the same rituals every year; we open our stockings on Mum & Dad’s bed, and then wait for…

    13th December 2015