Smirnoff ‘over’ ice cocktail

Recently I threw a ‘baby gathering’ for my pregnant sister and for those not au fait with the term it is basically a less glamourous version of the ‘baby shower’ popularised in TV shows like Friends… sorry Louise.

Planning the menu for the lady carrying a baby was easy and I opted for the well trusted pizza and salad option, but the real difficulty came with deciding what drinks to serve. My usual offering on such occasions is wine or beer and at the risk of sounding like someone a bit too fond of the devils brew, soft drinks and orange juice seemed rather Puritanical. Continue reading