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Cocktail Friday

I really think there is no better way to celebrate an engagement than with champagne. So, to kick off The Engagement Issue, what better way than whipping up a champagne cocktail with an old school twist? In the week of love, we couldn’t think of a better cocktail to try at home!We’re going Aussie with this one,

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We’re all about making precious memories and holding them close at Polka Dot Bride. One way to  bring back strong memories is through connected sights, scents and tastes! We love the idea of creating a bespoke cocktail to help jog your memory. Since it’s our Engagement Issue, why not consider whipping up a cocktail that

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With our ‘Engagement Issue’ due out very soon, we thought we’d kick off the toasts with a recipe that is the embodiment of some key elements that are sure to pop-up during many a romantic proposal. Master mixologist Grant Collins of Chippendale, Sydney’s Gin Lane bar gets playful with Champagne and strawberries for this pretty

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When the temperature heats up, usually our thirst isn’t far behind! Our friends at The Northerlies Beach Bar and Grill are making the ultimate twist to the refreshing and classic Bloody Mary for hot afternoons. It could also serve as a delicious treat to aid an unsettled tummy if we’ve over indulged the night before!!!Bloody

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For me, Summer is all about cherries. We buy boxes upon boxes of them and chow down on them on lazy afternoons all through the summer season. So what better way to make a cocktail than by using plenty of these jewel-toned beauties? Sangria is one of my favourite cocktails and this wine based cocktail

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Summer days are made for white wine, so when the beautifully designed Florence Broadhurst De Bortoli Botrytis Semillon landed on our doorstep, we couldn’t think of anything better than to whip up a few delicious cocktails to beat the heat. We’re kicking off with a retro classic that, despite its roots from many, many moons ago,

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It’s our final Cocktail Friday for 2018 and what a goodie to go out on?! Our friends from Fred & Ginger Catering have shared one of the best cocktails that is beyond perfect for the Festive Season. Pomegranate, sake and a tipple of gin sings of summer and you’ll be host with most if you serve

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If you need to reset to be ready for the beginning of the silly season – or perhaps take a breather in midst of wedding planning, then this cocktail tastes of relaxed summer deliciousness! The Northerlies Beach Bar and Grill have created another heavenly cocktail that you can try at home.The Freedom Sunset30ml Licor 4330ml

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This week’s cocktail is a G-Rated, pregnancy-friendly recipe that will quench any hot summer’s day thirst! Try your hand at this Summer, Mojito inspired Mocktail from our lovely friends at Fred & Ginger Catering. They have you sorted with this delicious ‘mocktail’ that will have everyone asking for another!Fred & Ginger Catering’s Summer Mocktail – “Is

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When we think of Summer cocktails, we think of long, icy drinks that are sweet, fruity and packed full of colour and today’s Pink Grapefruit Paloma? It’s one that checks all these boxes, and more.The “Paloma” originated in Mexico, where it contends with the margarita for the ultimate cocktail. It’s got the perfect tequila and fruity blend and

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The wonderful team from The Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill have shared this mouth-watering cocktail – just in time for summer (and mango season)! Coconut and mango turn into the best partners in crime as you blend with ice and we can promise you’ll be back for more!Mango Weis Cocktail30ml Malibu,30ml Mango Liqueur60ml Mango Puree15ml Cream½

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After all the hullaballoo about strawberries this year, we decided The Summer Issue definitely needed to find a way to use the sweet fruit – especially with long summer days ahead! What better way to celebrate than with a recipe for strawberry filled frosé? An alcoholic slushie, in the prettiest of pink shades, is always

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For me, there is nothing more tropical luxury than  the idea of sitting in the sun, with sandy feet and a creamy, fruit cocktail and this mango cooler? My goodness does it tick all the boxes! It’s pure dessert, for starters, but it has plenty of fruit flavour to kick your mind into thinking it’s

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Cocktail Teasers at The Garden Bar

Picture Friday afternoons at The Garden Bar at Hemingway’s overlooking the stunning Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland. Offering a light bar menu, signature espresso martini cocktails and a range of cocktail teasers, The Garden Bar offers a cool, contemporary venue to relax after a day out exploring the Whitsundays.Here are the recipes for two

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If there ever was a drink that screams summer (and more aptly, the Whitsundays!) to me, it’s the classic mojito. It’s tall, icy and full of mint and lime, so just about checks every box for a poolside treat. So today? We’re sharing our classic mojito recipe that is the perfect drink to mix up to

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