#FoodandDrink | London’s Top Bartenders Share Their Love For Fino Sherry

London’s cocktail scene continues to spiral – with new and exciting drinks to discover at every turn. And as our demand for creative cocktails grows, bartenders are becoming more experimental with the ingredients they use.

But being experimental doesn’t mean having to use ingredients no-one has heard of. Instead, many bartenders are turning to old favourites that don’t necessarily have an association with cocktails to create delicious concoctions for their cocktail menus – favourites such as Tio Pepe Fino Sherry.

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#FoodandDrink| How To Cook Homemade Pizza On Your Home Barbecue

Barbecuing pizza is something that many people haven’t considered, and yet the heat of the coals, the smoked flavour, and the fact that a closed barbecue lid can seal in incredible temperatures means that it is a surprisingly easy and effective way of cooking pizza at home. Using a pizza stone helps make sure that the base of the pizza is crisp, but you can also get away with using an upturned metal baking tray.

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#FoodandDrink| Ma’Plucker

I am without a doubt a chicken fan. I would love to say that because I am a healthy food enthusiast that I don’t like meat. Unfortunately; I’m not at that place just yet. However, saying that; I am pretty pleased that I am not quite at that point yet as I would have missed a mouth-watering opportunity to visit and review the absolutely tasty menu at Central London eatery Ma’Plucker.

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#FoodandDrink| Bright Courtyard Club Restaurant

Situated in the landmark building on London’s Baker St, Bright Courtyard club Restaurant and Lounge is a nice fashionable yet discreet venue which is within walking distance from the popular Mayfair area and Marylebone High Street.

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#FoodandDrink| Rum vs Rhum: The Battle of the Bottles

“I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum”

 William Cowper, English Poet

In the 14th Century, famous explorer Marco Polo wrote of tasting ‘a very good wine of sugar’.

Since then, rhum (and rum) has evolved to become one of the most popular liquors on the shelf. With the correct spelling causing cup-full’s of confusion, we have investigated the difference between Rhum and Rum to save your boozy blushes.

Today the spirit falls definitively into two categories: Demerara Rum and Rhum Agricole.

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#FoodandDrink| Heartsease Farm Drinks

Now the sun has finally reared its beautiful head in London Town, it is the time where I tend to eat less and drink more. However, as much as it’s best to guzzle down water when the temperature rises.  There are times when I just want something sparkling and full of flavour. So you can imagine my excitement then when I was sent a crate of bottled drinks from Heartease Farm to review.

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#FoodandDrink | Rocket

I’ve honestly become a major foodie of late and this hasn’t been beneficial to my hips or my tummy yet you know the saying ‘You only live once’. So accepting an offer to eat at Rocket in The City (Dean Street to be precise) wasn’t rocket science. (no pun intended)

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#FoodandDrink| Luxford Bar

Living locally to Old Kent Road meant that I kept walking and driving past the Luxford Bar, however the opportunity never came round for me to venture inside. However, a number of weeks ago I met up with a girlfriend and decided to pop inside and establish whether the highly anticipated wait was worth it.

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