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Dr Gin gives Valentines Cocktail Inspiration

All this week, we’ve collaborated with the fantastic Doctor Gin to show you all exactly what you can do with our Valentines Edible Flower Selection Wheel.

The limited edition wheel is made up of beautifully delicate edible flowers in pink, purple and red shades. Often it is hard to know exactly where to use edible flowers to set something off, so we’ve taken the stress away and had Doctor Gin craft some brilliantly romantic cocktails to impress your loved one with this valentines.

If you’ve struggled to keep up with the instagrams this week, don’t worry, as we’ve got all the recipes here! Read away and be inspired to make a cocktail you’ll love this February…

 

 

 

 

The Passion

Ingredients: 

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The Passion cocktail garnished with an edible rose

50ml Black Shuck Passion Gin

25ml Passionfruit Gin Liqeur

15ml Sugar Syrup

15ml Galliano

25ml Sloe Gin

Prosecco

1 Edible Rose from Nurtured’s Valentines Edible Flower Selection Wheel

Method:

  1. Shake the ingredients together in a cocktail shaker over ice
  2. Pour into your favourite glass and top up with Prosecco
  3. Garnish with a Nurtured edible rose.

 

 

Betsy

Ingredients: 

50ml London Dry Gin

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Betsy cocktail garnished with edible dianthus flowers

4tsp Lime Juice

25ml Sugar Syrup

2 Strawberries

1 Sprig of Coriander

1 Cup of Ice Cubes

Dianthus flowers from Nurtured’s Valentines Wheel

Method:

  1. Blitz all of the ingredients – except the edible flowers – together in a food processor until smooth
  2. Pour into your favourite glass and garnish with a strawberry and Nurtured’s Dianthus flowers.

 

Adam and Eve

Ingredients: 

50ml Caorrun gin

Dr GIn's valentines cocktails

Adam and Eve cocktail garnished with apple blossom edible flowers

25ml Tequila

1 Braeburn Apple

4 tsp Lime Juice

A few drops of Bitters

A pinch of Apple Blossom from Nurtured’s Valentines Wheel

Method:

  1. Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender with a handful of ice, until smooth
  2. Pour into your glass and garnish with a slice of apple and apple blossom flowers.

 

 

 

Slippery when wet

Ingredients:

2 Small ripe strawberries

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Slippery When Wet cocktail

20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

60ml Gin (Dr Gin used Taarquin’s Strawberry and Lime Gin)

1 tbsp of Honey

1 heaped tbsp of plain unsweetened Greek yoghurt

Method:

  1. Mix the strawberries, lemon juice and honey together in a cocktail shaker and muddle well
  2. Add the gin and greek yoghurt to the shaker
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake until well chilled
  4. Pour over crushed ice and garnish with ground black pepper and a slice of strawberry
  5. Finish with a flower of your choice from Nurtured’s Valentines wheel

 

French Pink Lady

Ingredients:

Dr Gin's edible flower cocktail

French Pink Lady cocktail garnished with Carnation edible flowers

50ml gin

4 Strawberries

25ml Triple Sec

3 tsp Pastis

1 tsp Lime Juice

3 Carnation flowers from Nurtured’s Valentines wheel

Method:

  1. Add the gin, lime juice, triple sec, raspberries and pastes to a cocktail shaker and muddle well
  2. Top the shaker up with ice and shake until chilled
  3. Strain to a martini glass and garnish with a lime wedge and edible flowers.

 

If you enjoyed Doctor Gin’s Valentines cocktails, be sure to follow him on instagram. 

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