All posts tagged: drink

In search of the perfect Negroni

The Negroni is a classic cocktail combining a balance of bitter, sweet and flavours of pine, rhubarb, citrus and botanicals. The base spirits are all made from herbal element. Therefore, it’s a healthy drink with medicinal qualities – It sounds perfect for a complex cocktail… A cupboard should never be short of sweet vermouth, bitters and gin because the delectable Negroni is easy to make. We will impart some extensively researched knowledge to provide you with some ultimate Negroni recipes and alternative ingredients too. History The Negroni was born out of a search for a drink with potency … Tired of the Americano (Campari and soda) a customer of ‘Caffe Casoni’ suggested replacing soda with gin. To signify the different drink, the bartender added an orange slice instead of lemon. The drink was nearly born. It needed a name … The customer was Count Camillo Negroni, et voila! The  Basic Recipe This drink is built in a rocks glass, fill the glass with ice and combine 1 part gin – FNND prefers ‘Monkey 47’ gin for this …

Artifact Coffee, a new offering from Baltimore

Located in Baltimore, Maryland are the people at ‘Artifact Coffee’.  A collaboration between restauranteur Spike Gjerde (of Woodberry Kitchen) and Coffee Guru, Allie Caran, Fat Nancy was aware their coffee programme would be serious – but the menu offerings at Artifact are also pleasing to the eye and tastebuds. Artifact are brewing with coffee courtesy of the now famous roasters, Intelligensia… And don’t take Fat Nancy’s word for it, Allie caran hosts coffee tastings (coffee cupping) every Friday. Check out a flavour of what they do each friday, with this video… http://freshcups.tumblr.com/post/29629580325