Recipes using Champagne

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Elderflower Champagne | Recipe

Yes here in England it is grey, dismal and dour. But summer is here. How do I know? Well, the Elderflowers are in full bloom and there’s this little thing called a calendar we futuristic mortals have in our possession that tells us today is the summer equinox – not just a piggy face. Otherwise, … Continue reading

In search of… Elderflower Champagne | Recipe

You know how Spring just creeps up on you? The dark mornings suddenly slip in to the ether and at 7am it’s light? Well that’s what Elderflowers are like. They’re in full bloom in June and then bam! Suddenly all that remains are Elderberries. Deliciously jammy and purple, and an excellent metahpor for old ladies’ nipples… but sweet, … Continue reading

Inside Out Bellini

Oh how I wish I could have an Inside Out Bellini, but peaches are out of season now and hard flavourless peaches are good for nobody! The curse of being British, I suppose. I’ve fantacised endlessly about a recipe I came up with over the summer: ladies, gentlemen and porcine beings, I present to you… the ‘Inside … Continue reading

Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bellini

The Bellini is the chicest summer cocktail. It’s simple and sexy. When peaches are in season, at their ripest, juiciest and most velvety, when the sun is shining and there’s plenty of flesh on show, it’s time for a Bellini. How do I make a Bellini? You’ll need: Fresh peaches Champagne (I recommend somthing a little … Continue reading



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