Welcome to the final instalment of Gin-uary! We’ve loved seeing your creations so far and we’ve enjoyed doing them ourselves. Let’s send January off with a bang with even more exciting projects to get stuck into.
January 22nd: Vegan Sausage Rolls
Vegan sausage rolls are the ‘in-thing’, so why not make some of your own? This recipe from BBC Good Food makes vegan snacking super easy.
January 23rd: Night in with Didsbury Gin!
Nights out can be expensive. Save some of that hard-earned money and turn it into a night in with your loved ones. Our gin-tactic box is perfect for some gin-fused weekend fun!
January 24th: Mulled Gin
Mulled wine is great, but let’s try something new. Mulled Gin is a winter warmer that’s perfect for cosy nights in.
50ml sloe gin
150ml apple juice
50-100ml freshly squeezed orange juice, to taste
Spices: try star anise, cloves or cardamom pods
Orange slice for garnish
Add the juices and spices to a pan, then heat gently until warmed through. Remove from the heat, strain into your drinking glass, then top up with gin. Garnish with a slice of orange and a cinnamon stick.
January 25th: Vegan Fajitas
Send those winter blues sizzling away with this delicious vegan fajita recipe. Serve with a Didsbury Gin cocktail or two to wash it all down.
January 26th: Raspberry Collins
Try out our Raspberry Collins cocktail recipe! You will need:
60ml Raspberry and Elderflower Didsbury Gin, 8ml Simple syrup, 2 raspberries, 30ml Fresh lemon, 30 ml club soda
Simply muddle the raspberries and simple syrup. Add gin, lemon juice and stir. Fill with ice and top with club soda. Delicious!
January 27th: How to be Vegan and Keep Your Friends
Going vegan can come with a lot of stigma, but this book shows us how to do it right. To top it off, it’s filled with plenty of recipes to help make that transition into veganism as easy as possible.
January 28th: Gin Salad Dressing
Trying to be healthier this month? Give this low calorie dressing recipe a try for spicing up those salads!
January 29th: Hot Spiced Gin & Apple Punch
We love this warming winter cocktail using spices and apple juice to make a stunning gin punch. Try making your own!
1 cinnamon stick
A sprinkle of cloves
½ grated nutmeg
800ml apple juice
50g demerara sugar (optional)
Juice of half a lemon or orange
Add all the ingredients except the gin into a saucepan and heat gently for five minutes. Add enough sugar to reach your desired sweetness. Remove from the heat and add the gin and the juice of half a fresh orange or lemon. Strain into a glass and garnish with a slice of fruit and a cinnamon stick.
January 30th: Gin Marinated Olives
Gin & olives? It’s just as delicious as it sounds. Check out this recipe and try it out at home today with your Didsbury Gin Original.
January 31st: Didsbury 75
End the month with a bang and make your own French 75. Or as we like to call it… a Didsbury 75.
45ml Strawberry and Lemon Didsbury Gin, 75ml champagne, 15ml lemon juice, 5ml sugar syrup.
Stir sugar syrup with lemon juice in the base of a cocktail shaker. Add Didsbury Gin, shake with ice and strain into a chilled glass. Top with champagne and lightly stir. Enjoy!
We hope you’ve had as much fun as we have with this month of gin-tactic creativity. Share you results with us @didsbury_gin on Instagram. Tag your posts with ‘#DGatHome’ for the chance to have your creations shared!