Beverage

You’re probably used to the classic Moscow Mule; this is pretty much the same thing, except with whiskey instead of the traditional vodka. Technically served in a copper mug, but no-one will judge if you’re giving them a tasty Irish cocktail! 
A refreshing gin and grapefruit drink that is named because of its salt rim. Without the salt, this drink is called a greyhound. You can substitute vodka if you don’t have gin to hand.
If your idea of a guilty pleasure is a boozy milkshake, this is the answer to your dreams. It’s also very easy to make.
Adding cucumber to your gin gives it a fresh, mellow flavour which harmonises beautifully with floral gins. Some gins even use cucumber in the distillation process – a perfect option for this recipe. 
An espresso martini is one of those drinks that can either get the party started, or bring it to 
an elegant close.
Celebrate the warm weather with a sumptuous Summer Sangria recipe from MasterChef NZ runners-up Nikki and Jordan Shearer