Cocktail Time: Cointreau Fizz

    Cointreau was first sold in 1875, and is a brand of triple-sec (an orange liqueur). This cocktail has a great provenance as it is recommended by Alfred Cointreau, Heritage Manager for Cointreau, and the 6th generation representative of his family’s business. He is the Great-Great-Grandson of the original Cointreau recipe perfecter and producer, […]

Rosemary Cointreau Spiced Nuts (Recipe by Jo Seagar)

  Because this mix tastes extremely good, the level of the nuts in the jar has dropped considerably from when we first filled it as we kept going back for another handful. As Mum or I was always caught with our hand in the jar, we came up with a saying ‚Äústep away from the […]

Feijoa and Apple Porridge

      A tasty, warm, and nutritious breakfast that is quick to prepare. In the autumn months when the mornings are getting cooler, it is nice to have a warm breakfast, and feijoas are plentiful, so it makes sense to use the seasonal fruit to add a bit of flavour to plain porridge oats. […]

Coconut Shards (Recipe by Ray McVinnie)

    These are very similar to brandy snaps but are cooked in the oven in one large ‘sheet’ and then broken up into shards. I came across this recipe in the glossy supplement of the Sunday Newspaper. It is a recipe by Ray McVinnie, Cuisine Magazine’s Food Editor, and MasterChef judge. Mum and I […]

Instant Feijoa Ice-cream by Nadia Lim

      This recipe makes quite a lot of ice-cream, and it is a nice light caramel colour. We were still eating this ice-cream for dessert several nights after we first made it. We found that the flavour keeps getting better and stronger as time goes on. So it is good to make ahead […]