Gin and Tonic anyone???

I woke up this morning to find some lovely pictures sent to me by a friend of a Gin Bar in Spain, I was craving for one before my coffee 😉

So this one is Thanks to you Balu Nayar 🙂

Cucumber-Rosemary Gin and Tonic


1 cucumber
1 lime
3 sprigs rosemary
2 oz. Hendrick’s Gin
4 oz. tonic water (preferably Q or Fever-Tree)

Peel one half of a cucumber, and slice a lime into eight wedges. In a highball glass, add three slices of peeled cucumber, 1 sprig rosemary, juice from a lime wedge and 1 ounce gin. Muddle with the back of a spoon.

Strain through a mesh strainer into a second highball glass. Add several cubes of ice, and three slices of unpeeled cucumber. Top with remaining gin and tonic, and serve garnished with rosemary sprigs.                                    (Courtesy
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A Perfect Hangover Remedy

Could do with some today!

The Hungry Gastronomer

This delicious version of spicy fried eggs on a bed of onions and coriander – is the perfect hangover remedy. Mop it up with a crusty loaf of bread – and wash it down with a glass of chilled beer, followed by a long nap 🙂 – and you will wake up as good as new!


The recipe calls for 5 large onions, finely chopped – a teaspoon each of ginger and garlic paste, 1/2 a teaspoon of bright red chilli powder,1/2 a teaspoon of turmeric powder, 2 green chillies slit through the middle and a bunch of chopped coriander.

Fry the onions and green chillies in a couple of tablespoons of oil till translucent. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for 20 seconds

step 1

Sprinkle the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and give it a good stir.

step 3

Add a bit of water to amalgamate the onion…

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