Along With Coriander And Angelica, Juniper Berries Are A Key Ingredient In Gin. I Love Gin.
Wow, back from my writing retreat seclusion and fever pitch has been reached with this royal wedding business, I see!
During last night’s taping of our royal wedding episode of UNCENSORED! (thanks for the love you’ve been giving us about it!) Mark Wigmore and I toasted Wills and Kate with a gin cocktail called Something Old. (Gin’s used a lot in royal wedding cocktails, it’s the fave of Queen Elizabeth – gin and wine aperitif – while hubby Phil, like me, loves a classic gin martini.)
Inspired by the Victorian wedding adage ‘something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue’, I got the recipe from Angus Winchester, the esteemed Brit mixologist (he’s shaken and served for the royal family).Â When he found out I had been invited to but couldn’t attend the royal wedding (due to the UNCENSORED! taping and Wigmore’s unwillingness to reschedule – thanks), Angus quickly sent me the rest of the Something cocktail recipes series to calm my nerves.Â These mixes are great for raising a glass to tomorrow’s impending nuptials – and all summer long.
Here there are, and by the way, there’s NOTHING wrong with a pre-dawn sip tomorrow – especially if you stay up all night tonight! Continue Reading…