Elderflower and Pear Martini

Did you know, like the Queen, I get two birthdays every year? - The anniversary of the day I was born, the anniversary of the first ever post I made on Pesky Recipes. Well, It's my 2nd blog birthday tomorrow, so I thought we could celebrate with a yummy little cocktail recipe. This cocktail is … Continue reading Elderflower and Pear Martini

Long Island Iced Cherry Tea

A Long Island Iced Tea is my favourite cocktail. It's made with 5 different alcohols and topped up with cola, so it's a long drink as it really packs a punch. There are many different variances on the basic Long Island Iced Tea, and this is mine. Cherry Coke is synonymous with Christmas for me. … Continue reading Long Island Iced Cherry Tea

Blog Birthday Berry Mojito

Pesky Recipes is one year old! I can hardly believe it! I've had so much fun developing my recipes, photographing and blogging about them, and the feedback I've received from friends, family and complete strangers has been overwhelming. I have felt so welcomed by the blogging community and I'm still thrilled to bits whenever someone … Continue reading Blog Birthday Berry Mojito

Infusing Alcohol

Infusing alcohol is really simple to do and makes a lovely homemade gift. I've infused gin and rum to give away as Christmas presents this year, but pretty much any alcohol or oil can be infused this way. Infused alcohols make lovely hamper items, and over the next few weeks, in the run up to … Continue reading Infusing Alcohol

Bubbly Margaritas

As previously mentioned, I've just had a big birthday, and what a perfect excuse that is to indulge in some homemade cocktails! I call these my Bubbly Margaritas, but before anyone shouts at me, I am well aware this isn't a proper margarita recipe. The whole cocktail only requires 4 ingredients, it is a cheat's … Continue reading Bubbly Margaritas