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Rich, buttery brioche that can pass-off as a bread-cake! Baked it for Papa Bear’s birthday with whatever I could find at home – used Amul butter, raisins soaked in Frooti and gondhoraj zest. It’s the perfect cake for a bread lover and great for the holidays when you can leave this at the counter to snack on all day long!

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Juicy Thai Chicken Satay & ‘Johnnie in Asia’ Cocktail

These really are the juiciest, most moist Chicken Satay skewers! The marinade is abundant with spices that give it a distinct Thai flavour. Paired with a unique cocktail created by the team at Johnnie Walker Red Label that has a jaggery & ginger syrup and kaffir lime leaves. This is what summer parties should be about, right? 

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Easy Greek Tzatziki Dip & ‘The Red Fizz’ Cocktail

 Tzatziki is traditionally used as a sauce in Greek Cuisine, but I find that it makes for an awesome ‘dip’ too, especially for summer because it’s got cucumber that’s so cooling. It’s perhaps one of the easiest homemade / DIY recipes that’s super healthy too! Of course, the humble dill is the hero of this Tzatziki. Here, it’s paired with an awesome cocktail made with Johnnie Walker Red Label – The Red Fizz! These are the sort of recipes you want on hand to feed a crowd, but are really easy and effortless for entertaining at home.

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Cocktail Hour: Muddle Puddle

I was scrolling through my list of recipes on the blog, (yes I need to index them far better, I guess that’s what New Year resolutions are for), and noticed the rather conspicuous absence of an unashamedly boozy cocktail recipe. Now, I’ve been known to make some seriously potent Sangria for lazy Sunday luncheons, but with the festive spirit finally getting to me, (there are some mouth-watering Christmas dinner discussions underway,) I wanted take things up a notch and work with gorgeous seasonal berries paired with some… hold your breath… TEQUILA!

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