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5 Classic Cocktail & Mocktail Recipes for Christmas

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5 Classic Cocktail & Mocktail Recipes for Christmas

Espresso Shrub Martini: Serves two. Cocktail Ingredients: Crushed Ice 30ml vodka 50ml strong black coffee or espresso, or use instant espresso powder 4 coffee beans to garnish Shrub Ingredients: 50 ml freshly brewed espresso 50g golden caster sugar 50g balsamic vinegar Method: To make the coffee shrub, pour the espresso into a jug with the golden caster sugar. Stir to dissolve, then leave the mixture to cool completely before adding the balsamic vinegar. Place in the fridge and chill overnight. To assemble the cocktail, put two martini glasses in the fridge to cool. Half-fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice,...

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Five In A Row

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Five In A Row

We're pleased to announce that we're helping caffeinate five rowers as they take on the daunting task of rowing 3,000 miles across the Atlantic this December. Five Scottish rowers: Ian Baird, Duncan Hughes, Ross McKinney, Fraser Potter and Clive Rooney, known collectively as 'Five In A Row' will embark on their epic row from La Gomera, in the Canary Islands to Antigua, in the Caribbean, in a bid to raise funds for Reverse Rett, as they compete in the world’s toughest rowing challenge, The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Farrer's are supporting this challenge because two of our staff are close...

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Honey Process Coffee

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Honey Process Coffee

The Honey process is popular in the majority of Central and Southern American countries, but contrary to popular belief honey isn’t used in the processing of the coffee or in the resulting coffee flavour profile. Learn more about this process and our new Santa Maria Honey coffee.

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Our Guide to Staycation Camping Coffee Brewing

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Our Guide to Staycation Camping Coffee Brewing
Most of us will be staycationing in some shape or form this year and no doubt many of us will be doing so under canvas in the great outdoors.

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How to make the perfect stovetop coffee

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How to make the perfect stovetop coffee

Make the perfect stovetop coffee at home with our step by step instructions below. A stovetop coffee maker works by pushing hot water through the coffee grounds under steam pressure. This makes it similar in preparation to espresso coffee without the need for expensive home equipment or professional machinery. TO MAKE THE PERFECT STOVETOP COFFEE YOU’LL NEED THE FOLLOWING BITS OF KIT: Farrer’s Italian Blend – 24g coffee A Bialetti Moka Stovetop Water just off the boil A gas hob A kitchen kettle A tablespoon PREPARING STOVE TOP COFFEE 1. Boil the kettle and then let it cool for about a minute or...

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