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Best Gin Recipes: 3 Ways With Gin

If you’re a woman of a certain age working in a certain sector or having given birth to a certain amount of children, gin is supposed to be a survival thing. “Gin O’Clock!” we’re assumed to exclaim daily as the clock ticks over to 7pm (or is it 6? or even 5?), before pouring ourselves a large measure of the botanical stuff over a mountain of ice, glugging it down while our angels play with their fish fingers.

The Ultimate Green Juice

I find that juices really set me up for the day. It’s the vitamin injection and boost I need to get going in the morning, leaving me feeling full, satisfied and bursting with energy (OK, this bit does depend on how much the kids were up the night before…). Here’s my favourite of all the green juice recipes.

Banana Salted Caramel milkshake

Banana Salted Caramel Milkshakes

If you’re anything like my little family you’ll currently be mainlining anything cold you can get your hands on. Ice cubes? Yep. Yoghurts? You’ll find ’em in the freezer. Lollies? I’ll take six. Ice cream? GIMME!

Iced Tea with Newby

Iced Tea With Newby

This weekend was International Iced Tea Day (way more virtuous than World Gin Day which also fell on the Saturday just gone ;) and luxury tea maker Newby challenged me to enjoy a refreshing iced tea in its honour.