EVELYN’S RECIPE FOR LIMONCELLO

THE INGREDIENTS 150 ml water 200g cane sugar Grated zest and juice of 8 unwaxed lemons 700 ml vodka WHAT TO DO Dissolve water and sugar over medium heat Boil then simmer for 3 to 4 minutes until the liquid is syrupy Remove from heat,…

EVELYN’S SLOE GIN

THE INGREDIENTS 500g ripe sloes* 250g golden castor sugar 1 litre of Cork Dry Gin *Sloes are purple-blue waxy fruits found in autumn on blackthorn bushes. WHAT TO DO Rinse and pick over the sloes, then pat dry in a clean tea towel.…

EVELYN’S OATMEAL BISCUITS

What you need: 225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour 150ml/¼pt Milk (approx) Pinch of Salt 25g/1 oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar (optional) 25g/1 oz Butter or Margarine Above quantities may be doubled if you wish!