Non-Alcoholic Cocktails, Cordials and Clever Concoctions
Author: Clare Liardet
Publisher: Random House
THE NON-ALCOHOLIC COCKTAIL BOOK "Genuinely delicious and grown-up-booze-free ideas. An essential for every household." Daily Telegraph This book is full of the very best cocktails – the most delicious flavours, the most distinctive combinations and the most adventurous recipes. And they are all made with non-alcoholic ingredients, from exciting new mixers to rich, fragrant syrups and spirits. Most can be created with ingredients found in your kitchen or garden, and all promise an exciting new way to drink dry. These are imaginative, grown-up, non-alcoholic alternatives for the designated driver, teetotaller, or those who are pregnant, trying dry January, losing weight or just cutting back. Whether you’re planning a Friday night in with friends, a lazy Sunday brunch or an evening huddled around a crackling fire you can find your dry drinks here.
For en varm, humoristisk og fremsynet indisk familie ændres hele livsindholdet i løbet af få timer, da en engelsk kusine ankommer til det lille samfund i 1960'ernes politiske og alligevel sansemættede atmosfære
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