Kemsing Winter Warmers

Written by Suzie // November 18, 2020

Ah, Autumn, season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, as Keats once said; or sniffles, damp weather and treacherous dog poop hiding under those beautiful fallen leaves. And let’s face it, if 2020 has been anything to go by so far, it is definitely going to be a season of those nasties under the leaves, isn’t […]

The Kemsing Sour

Written by Suzie // July 6, 2020

Having the title the ‘Dockers Spirit Cocktail and Recipe Creator’ does, at times, bring about a certain level of anxiety. Like any modern woman, I like to think I know my gin and I know my cocktails. But drinking cocktails and creating cocktails are not always the same thing! Rest assured, then, that I have […]

World Martini Day – Kemsing Style

Written by Suzie // June 19, 2020

Have you noticed now that there are ‘days’ for everything? World Cupcake Day, World Sibling Day, World Kiss a Ginger Day (actually, I kinda like that one, being of the ginger persuasion…) but my two favourite days have to be World Gin Day and World Martini Day. And guess what? Today just happens to be […]

Classic Cocktails Part 1: The Kemsing Martini

Written by Suzie // June 7, 2020

The classic Martini is, in my humble opinion, an incredibly underrated and powerful classic. It is synonymous with elegance and style – James Bond, Marilyn Monroe, Jay Gatsby, Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra; whether fictional or real, Martini drinkers seem to ooze sophistication. And yet, walk into any cocktail bar today, and the likelihood is the […]

The Kemsing Red

Written by Suzie // May 28, 2020

My relationship with Campari has been a somewhat tempestuous one. At 21, my grandmother gave me a bottle of Campari that had, undoubtedly, languished in her drinks cabinet (which is a bit of a misnomer as the only other thing it contained was a bottle of Baileys and a bottle of Ginger Wine) for the […]

Cheesecake: Kemsing-style

Written by Suzie // May 18, 2020

I love gin and tonic, and I love cheesecake, so this recipe did seem like a bit of a no-brainer to me in that I would at some point have to try it and include it on the blog. I decided to make this on a quiet Sunday teatime. I thought I had plenty of […]