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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…

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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