Fentimans Gin Bakery; Pearl & Groove

Preheat the oven Whenever I tell friends that I enjoy ‘cooking with gin’ they instantly ask me what culinary delights I have been whipping up with a gin centre piece. A batch of gin soaked cupcakes? A gastronomic fete featuring a juniper infused sauce? Perhaps a cleverly marinated botanical masterpiece? No, no, no - I... Continue Reading →

Red Door Gin

We’d arrived home at around 2pm on a cold November afternoon in 2014, and found ourselves sat agasp on the driveway. Something was wrong with the house!... Having just arrived back from our Mexican Honeymoon adventure, after nearly 24hours of travelling, I had lost track of whether the bleary eyes were from the Margaritas or... Continue Reading →

MicroBarBox; you’ve got mail!

Now it’s fair to say that I don’t really tend to get all that many exciting deliveries through the post box these days... Gone are the flirtatious and unsolicited offers of credit cards from financial institutions I’ve never frequented. Those regular little love notes from the AA, offering me vehicle coverage that I didn’t want... Continue Reading →

Malfy Gin

There’s a shootout! One man fires but misses. His adversary takes aim and fires a killer blow. There’s a knowing look. Inaudible words are exchanged. A grown man in tears. It’s over...a nation mourns. Ah. Italia 1990. Every four years when the World Cup comes back around, we Brits find a way to revel in... Continue Reading →

6 o’Clock Gin; Jekka’s Edition

Happy New Year!...no really!...wait. I know it’s June. Let me start over... World Gin Day 2018 was held on Saturday 9th June (so, last weekend). Gin geeks, gin lovers, and even gin ‘it’s alright I supposers’ will have been raising their glasses in celebration of all things juniper, to see the occasion in, in style!... Continue Reading →

Sir Robin of Locksley Gin

The people’s champion. A man amongst men. A handsome & loveable rogue. Charitable and kind, and yet a macho master of the art of archery. And boy, can this guy rock a pair of tights... Now, you could be forgiven for making the fair assumption that I’d started this blog with a bit of ‘self... Continue Reading →

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