Porchetta

I'm not long back from a wonderful holiday with friends in Umbria, Italy. The bonus of staying in a villa is generally they will have an outdoor wood-burning oven and you just have to take the opportunity to use this to make a really tasty dinner and what better thing to cook than a Porchetta?! …

Strawberry Vodka

Having collected far too many Strawberries at the Pick Your Own, I decided to continue with my exploits with fruit infused booze and set about making some Strawberry Vodka.  The good thing about this recipe is, it requires just two ingredients and a little patience! It only needs between 3 – 7 days to ‘mature’ …

Rhubarb Gin

A few weeks ago I became the proud owner of about 3 kilos of Rhubarb, cut fresh from the garden.  Usually this would all go into Jam (which most of it will) but this year I really wanted to give Rhubarb Gin a go, and so I did.  It is really straight forward to do, …