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When is a gin not a gin?

The clue is really in the name.  If you look up ‘gin’ online in the Oxford dictionaries it will tell you that it is a ‘a clear alcoholic spirit distilled from grain or malt and flavoured with juniper berries.’ The word gin itself comes from the Dutch genever, and the...

One garnish or two? Or the whole fruit salad?

Apparently we’re all now looking for the perfect “serve” for our gin.  What mixer should we use and what garnish to accompany? Is this a matter of taste or aesthetics I often wonder, or a mixture of both?  Well, we all like our food to look nice as well as taste nice...