A Pinch and a Punch - it's July already!!

Posted by Angharad Underwood on

A pinch and a punch - happy July everyone!
Wimbledon, the Tour de France, the Euros - it's all go and the Summer holidays are in touching distance too! These delicious cocktails and mocktails are just the ticket.


 Wimbledon, is officially the start of the British strawberry season and our Strawberry & Proisecco Jam makes a delicious addition to an afternoon tea or make a Strawberry Mojito.
To make a jug -
A bunch of Mint, save a couple of leaves to garnish
Juice 2-3 limes
1 ltr of Soda Water or spakly water
2-3 table spoons Strawberry & Prosecco Jam
2 - 3 measures of White Rum

Muddle the jam, mint and the juice of the limes in the jug. Top with rum and soda water, pour over ice filled glasses and top with a fresh strawberry and a mint leaf. Sit back and enjoy.
(Can also make it a delicious mocktail too - just leave out the rum.).

Or how about the lovely The Secret Garden Cocktail, by Andy Stoneley, formerly of The Whitebrook.


50ml of our Blackberry Bramble Sirop
Juice of a Lime
Bunch of Mint
Ginger Ale

Muddle the mint & lime juice in a tall glass, add some ice, a large dash of our Blackberry Bramble Sirop and top with a good ginger beer - Summer sorted. Add a large gin or vodka too, we won't judge you!

We're so excited that our courses are  back. We've missed you all!
We'll have a maximum of 4 lovely people so there will be plenty of time for tea and chats as well as lots of hands on cooking, taking home your very own jars of deliciousness.
We'll add more dates soon so please shout if you'd like something bespoke for a small group of you and you are very welcome to buy vouchers now and you'll be first on the list for dates.
We're really looking forward to our course with Huw on the 17th July, 2 spaces available...grab a friend and come along, we'll be having some prosecco!

Afternoon Tea - Cakes & Preserves Class with Huw Rowlands 17th July 2021 with all profits to Velindre Cancer Centre - 2 spaces available x
Learn to Preserve Class  1 space on the 25.09.21
Afternoon Tea Preserving-  at Let them See Cake in Cardiff.
Hot Chilli Sauce Course tbc
Stir Up Sunday - 21st November 2021, 4 spaces available. Chepstow.

Our Cookalong Club is going from strength to strength. We're working with our second school and have 2 more ready for September. We've had children tasting foods, being creative with recipes, cooking for their neighbours and last night we had 2 homes that turned into full on pizzerias!! #kidscancook.

If you'd like to cook with your children or want to get a student ready for life without you (it really doesn't have to be pot noodles) then give us a call, we can arrange a small group hands on session or even a remote zoom class.

#Monmouthshire #kidscancook #beatfoodpoverty #simplefood #tastyfood #lifeskils #wecandothis #wevegotthis x

Event dates are happening!! 

Chepstow Market with Anne Mette on the 18th July 2021.

Usk Show 11th September 2021

Abergavenny Food Festival 18 & 19th September 2021.

It's our 10th year, use 10YEARS10% all year for 10% off our jars of deliciousness!!!
Stay safe and eat well.

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle - For every jar you return, we'll give you 10p off your next purchase and that includes catering packs and bottles too!
We also love to SwapCrop so if you have any fruit that you need to find a home for, we can help and trade with jars x

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If you love what we do, please leave us a review, Angharad x

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