Alcohol

  • 1 Get your eating habits back on track with a kickstart detox
    The festive season is a lot of fun. However, with the excess of food and alcohol that it entails, Christmas time can be detrimental to health, beauty and well-being. So...

  • 2 'Tis the season to be bubbly: Guide to the best festive fizz
    Its satisfying pop is guaranteed to get a party started and the lively little bubbles add a touch of festive sparkle to any occasion. And with supermarkets offering astonishingly good...

  • 3 Sloe-ly does it: Distill your own sloe gin at home
    With the festive season fast approaching, it's time to stock up your drinks' cabinet with winter warmers.If you fancy a bold, fruity spirit then sloe gin might just be the...

  • 4 Sloe Gin Negroni Cocktail
    Dish type: CocktailServes 2Ingredients40ml Martini Rosso 30ml Sipsmith Sloe Gin 20ml Campari MethodCombine ingredients in an empty mixing glass. Stir. Pour into tumblers or rocks glasses filled with ice. Garnish...

  • 5 Kitchen tip: infuse your booze
    You’ve probably sampled a flavoured vodka or spirit at a bar in a fancy cocktail. They’re doing the rounds – a key ingredient for mixologists all over the world. They’re...

  • 6 Spring into the new season
    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and...

  • 7 Tricks to combat stress: breathe deep; eat well
    Stress has become a part of modern life and it seems we all have moments when things get too much and we feel snowed under with pressure on all sides...

  • 8 Your skin's worst enemies
    Internal and external, personal and social, a range of factors affects how your skin ages. But many of these factors are lifestyle choices and in at least some of the...

  • 9 The smell of summer 2009 revolves around essence of cocktail
    There’s a great way of getting a boozy buzz this summer without the hangover because Calvin Klein fragrances are taking their inspiration from ‘essence of cocktail’. And they’re not alone…Eternity...

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    Wellbeing: Sweet cure for hangovers

    If your you could do with something to deal with the after-affects of partying, treat yourself to a plate of toast and honey, recommends the Royal Society of Chemistry. Honey...