Category: Bartending Life

‘Cocktails met Tess’ at Bruna!

Cocktail time at Bruna! Interview and a chance to win a copy of my ‘Cocktails met Tess’ book at http://bit.ly/29V091J ?? Read More

Cocktails met Tess

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

Homemade red currant syrup #7

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 amazing syrup with a lovely sweet and sour balance, but I needed to do some experimenting before I got there. Read More

‘Sansaronno’ tea cocktail

KoffieTcacao is a Dutch magazine which writes about all aspects of the coffee, tea & cocoa biz. I’ve created five cocktail recipes for Dilmah including their tea’s and hosted a photoshoot for this magazine.

Sansaronno

Here you can read the English translation of this non-alcoholic Sansaronno recipe, or discover one of the other tea cocktails:

Ingredients

  • 130 ml Dilmah Italian Almond Tea
  • 15 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 1 barspoon of Apricot Jam
  • 3 dried apricots
  • 1 skewer
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‘Ceylon Sidecar’ tea cocktail

KoffieTcacao is a Dutch magazine which writes about all aspects of the coffee, tea & cocoa biz. I’ve created five cocktail recipes for Dilmah including their tea’s and hosted a photoshoot for this magazine.

Ceylon_Sidecar

Here you can read the English translation of the Ceylon Sidecar recipe, or discover one of the other tea cocktails:

Ingredients

  • 45 ml Remy Martin cognac
  • 30 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 15 ml Dilmah Perfect Ceylon syrup
  • 1 lemon zest
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‘Jasmine Green Tea’ tea cocktail

KoffieTcacao is a Dutch magazine which writes about all aspects of the coffee, tea & cocoa biz. I’ve created five cocktail recipes for Dilmah including their tea’s and hosted a photoshoot for this magazine.

Jasmine_Green_Tea

Here you can read the English translation of the Jasmine Green Tea recipe, or discover one of the other tea cocktails:

Ingredients

  • 45 ml Tanqueray gin
  • 1 tea bag of Dilmah Fragrant Jasmine Green Tea
  • 30 ml fresh lime juice
  • 15 ml elderflower syrup
  • 100 ml tonic
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 cucumber slice
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‘Lively Lime Longdrink’ tea cocktail

KoffieTcacao is a Dutch magazine which writes about all aspects of the coffee, tea & cocoa biz. I’ve created five cocktail recipes for Dilmah including their tea’s and hosted a photoshoot for this magazine.

Lively_Lime_Longdrink

Here you can read the English translation of the Lively Lime Longdrink recipe, or discover one of the other tea cocktails:

Ingredients

  • 45 ml Beefeater gin
  • 130 ml Dilmah Lively Lime and Orange Fusion tea
  • 20 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 10 ml vanilla syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1 cinnamon
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‘Minty Mule’ tea cocktail

KoffieTcacao is a Dutch magazine which writes about all aspects of the coffee, tea & cocoa biz. I’ve created five cocktail recipes for Dilmah including their tea’s and hosted a photoshoot for this magazine.

Minty_Mule

Here you can read the English translation of this non-alcoholic Minty Mule recipe, or discover one of the other tea cocktails:

Ingredients

  • 145 ml Dilmah Gentle Minty Green Tea
  • 20 ml fresh lime juice
  • 15 ml ginger syrup
  • 1 slice of fresh ginger
  • 1 fresh mint sprig
  • 1 short straw
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Tea Cocktails for KoffieTcacao Magazine

KoffieTcacao is a Dutch magazine which writes about all aspects of the coffee, tea & cocoa biz. I’ve created five cocktail recipes for Dilmah including their tea’s and hosted a photoshoot for this magazine. Because the article is in Dutch, you can read the English translation of the recipes here: Minty Mule  (non-alcoholic) Lively Lime Longdrink Jasmine Read More

How to (safely) make homemade Tonic Water

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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. Read More

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