5 glorious gin recipes for Mother's Day
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It’s Mother’s Day this weekend, and if your mother is anything like ours she enjoys a cocktail (or three.) So. You know what to do. Gin Mimosa (Perfect for pairing with homemade breakfast or brunch…) The Ginstitute’s Jake Burger recommends pre-preparing the juice and sugar syrup the night before and says “This is a modern take on the classic Buck’s Fizz that takes no time at all to prepare.” We hear you, Jake. Ingredients (Serves 1) 10mls Portobello Road Gin 5mls Sugar Syrup Orange or clementine segments Top with a sparkling wine like Cava or Prosecco Method Run a good few clementines through a juicer and strain out the bits. If you haven’t got an electric juicer squeeze by hand. Make a speedy sugar syrup by dissolving two parts sugar into one part boiling water Pour the gin into a Champagne flute Then fill the glass two parts chilled sparkling wine to one part chilled and strained clementine juice Stir gently immediately before serving Amaretti and Pecan Shake Ingredients 37.5mls Portobello Road Gin 18.75mls Amaretto 3 Amaretti Biscuits 8 Pecan Nuts 2 Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream Small scoop crushed ice Aerosol cream (if you have it) Cherry for garnish (if you have it) Method Combine all of the ingredients and blend up in a drinks/food blender (finally making use of that well-intentioned blender you got for Christmas) Serve it in a milkshake glass Garnish witha squirt of aerosol cream, an amaretti biscuit and a cherry Portobello Road Copa Ingredients 50ml Portobello Road Gin
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