When the girls get together, all they want to do is have a catch up and a gossip and nothing gets the conversation going like a good punch! Try this heavenly mixture of limes, strawberries, mint, rum and brown sugar from Girls’ Night In by Hannah Read-Baldrey on your hen night.
Hot, sunny days mean cooling down with ice-creams and lollies, but they needn’t always be for the kids; here’s a grown-ups-only recipe from chef Marcello Tully. Serve this Brazilian cocktail sorbet in small scoops – it’s very strong – to cool palates after lunch or dinner. Garnish with a few young mint leaves.
With its beautiful Mediterranean flavours, Gazpacho is a firm summer favourite. Try chef Marcello Tully’s adult twist on the Spanish soup for cooling party canapes or palate cleansers. Freezing water in the base of the glass is a great party prep tip that we’ll be using regularly in future.