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Homemade Red Currant Syrup (which doesn’t turn into jelly)

In Holland we have a lot of red currants and they are perfect as a garnish on top of a cocktail. Because they’re very sour, I thought they might also work good as a syrup. It turned out to be an…

What is Genever?

Genever has been produced in Holland for over 400 years and could be seen as the ancestor of gin. Today, genever is often seen as the drink of the elderly, something only your grandfather will enjoy. I think this product deserves…

How to (safely) make homemade Tonic Water

These days everybody is making homemade tonic water. Unfortunately, this is quite a tricky job because making tonic water involves using cinchona bark. As you might know, cinchona bark consists of quinine, which is toxic. Bartenders and home bartenders these…

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