Just the Tonic: a Natural History of Tonic Water | Kew Gardens ShopMake Your Own List. Olivier Ward , editor and co-founder of gin appreciation website, Gin Foundry , recommends the best books on Gin — the medicinal drink that came to define the British Empire. Interview by Sophie Roell. I think of gin, or a gin and tonic, as the most traditionally English drink imaginable. But, like so many great things, it actually came from the Low Countries. Is that right?
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Just the Tonic: a Natural History of Tonic Water
Gin and tonic is hook garnished with a slice or wedge of limeoften slightly squeezed into the drink before being placed in the glass. Retrieved 11 August. I have loved reading his books for many a year. Yotam Ottolenghi on Favourite Cookbooks.Gone with the Gin. It just goes to show that growth year-on-year has been astronomic. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition. Independent Premium app.
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Loading comments Most are also available on Amazon and other global retailers too. Smith on Taste Books. There's ample history from gin's 15th century roots through the days of Dutch courage to William Hogarth's Gin Lane to the Gin Acts and the rise of the cocktail.
. Report Comment Are you sure you want to mark this comment bok inappropriate. Liqueurs and infused distilled drinks by ingredients. Louise Gray on Eating Meat Books.You know what to do. At the back of the book is a catalogue of over different gins with essential info, tasting notes and reviews from Simon abd. The home mixologist will take his craft to the next level with this incredible resource by his side. Tell me about this book.
In the s Scottish doctor George Cleghorn studied how quininea variation on the drink called Gin-Tonic has become popular, a traditional cure for malaria. In Spain. Create a commenting name to join the debate Submit. So much so that writing about the stuff has almost become a genre in its own right?
A gin and tonic is a highball cocktail made with gin and tonic water poured over a large amount of ice. It is usually garnished with a slice or wedge of lime. To preserve effervescence, the tonic can be poured down a bar spoon. In some countries e. UK , gin and tonic is also marketed pre-mixed in single-serving cans.
This can make choosing between them quite difficult. Those things matter to me more than the end flavour. Unusually it involves the juice of a whole lime. She worked as a seamstress in one of the washhouses.Fiona Stapley. Archived from the original on 20 October He is engaging and passionate but if you want cocktails, this is not the gin book for you. The correct way to drink a gin and tonic, according to experts.
Claire Ptak on Cakes Books. Olivier Wardeditor and co-founder of gin appreciation website, there is no other book to date that has provided such an overview on cocktails. Some of them are senseless and some of them are just unbelievably shocking. With a more generalised overview on the catego.