Best Winter Cocktails – A Bubbly Guide by IntoTheBlue

The weather has changed. We feel it in the cold mornings, we feel it with the snow falling, we smell it in the wet grass… That’s right, winter is officially here! And what a better way to put that warm cozy feeling in your body than to try one of these cocktails from our Winter Cocktails Guide by IntoTheBlue? [caption id="attachment_7655" align="aligncenter" width="750"] The best thing about this drink? No one has to know what else is in your hot chocolate...[/caption] Peppermint Smirnoff Twist Hot Chocolate We’re starting the list with a sweet surprise! Hot chocolate and Smirnoff vodka might...

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What is green curry? What is red curry? And what is yellow curry?

So just what is green curry, red curry or even yellow curry? If you’ve ever asked yourself what is green curry, or red curry…or even yellow curry, we’ve got all the answers to your Thai curry colour questions right here in one easy guide. And in essence, what makes a curry red, green or yellow, is the colour of the chillies that you use to make your Thai curry paste. In traditional Thai cuisine the basic Thai curry paste recipe is the same for all curries, no matter what the colour: - Chillies* - Ginger - Garlic - Coriander -...

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National Cupcake Week – Cupcakes Gone Weird!

With the Great British Bake Off in full swing and the National Cupcake Week finishing soon, we decided to pay homage to one of the world’s most beloved desserts: the cupcakes! However, we’re adding a little twist this time. Forget about the boring red velvet, double chocolate or lemon frosting recipes, this time we’re bringing you a bunch of the weirdest but delicious cupcake recipes we could find out there! Ready for a finger licking good experience? [caption id="attachment_7242" align="aligncenter" width="749"] Marmite, caramel and chocolate? Count me in![/caption] Using Marmite? We couldn’t start this list without mentioning one of UK’s...

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Pure Hoppiness: Home-Brewing Your Own Beers!

Bottoms up, everyone! Today we step into the wondrous and bubbly world of home-brewing. For thousands of years home-brewing has been one of humanity’s favourite hobbies. Whether it's to save a few pennies instead of going to the pub, or simply because brewing your own beer looks really cool – many people enjoy knocking up their own brew. We've put together a home-brewing beginner’s guide for all of you interested in making this delicious golden liquid. Just be sure to have some painkillers and a bottle of water to hand, in case the beer testing gets a bit out of...

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How is Gin Made? The Down in One Guide to Gin

Do you know how gin is made? There you are, enjoying a nice Gin Martini of an evening…but have you asked yourself how is gin made? It’s the question we’re asking ourselves this week, as we delve into what has to be one of the world’s favourite and most versatile spirits. What is gin? To make it, you need to know what gin is. Gin is all about the juniper. Without that it’d just be a vodka. Way back in the 16th century, a Dutch chemist invented this juniper berry based alcohol for ‘medicinal’ purposes (isn’t that what they always...

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