LIFESTYLE

Coffee Cocktails

Recipe: Tia Mint Americano cocktail

A refreshing Tia twist on the classic Americano. Preparation: 10 minutes Servings: 1 Ingredients: 50mL Tia Maria Double shot espresso 10mL sugar syrup 6 mint leaves Splash of sparkling water Method: In the cocktail shaker add Tia Maria, espresso, sugar syrup, mint and ice. Shake well and double strain over cubed or crushed ice in a highball […]

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Why you need to try the new Metaxa 12 Stars

Greek, smooth and strong, Metaxa 12 Stars is the stuff of your dreams. Well, maybe not all of your dreams but while Achilles is still moaning about his heel, Metaxa 12 is likely to outpace his place in your heart. Created in 1888 by the man Metaxa himself, this nectar holds more power and mystery […]

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3 Catalina Rose Bay cocktail recipes to set you right for winter

Winter’s cold, so cocktails kind of take a back seat when it comes to deciding what to drink. Though if any of the recipes to come out of Catalina Rose Bay in Sydney have anything to do with it, that doesn’t need to be the case. Here are three refreshingly wintry cocktails to keep you […]

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Nike Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit is bringing classic style back

Nike is kickin’ it caj style with the return of the Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit from its sports wear range, which went live on 22 June via SNKRS and at select global retailers. The Air Mariah officially released in 1988 and set in motion a period of Nike design that pushed running cushioning to a whole new level and included […]

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The Art Gallery of NSW is about the go down in history

The NSW Government has some good news for fans of the Art Gallery of NSW: it’s about to join the ranks of the world’s greatest art museums. They are pouring $244 million in funding to support the expansion of the NSW Gallery, which will transform the much-loved and historic Gallery into one of the world’s […]

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Recipe: The Matron’s hot gin punch

Preparation: 10 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients:  700ml Hendrick’s Gin 700ml Cold, English Breakfast tea 700ml cranberry juice 150ml port wine 1/3 dup brown sugar Peel and juice of 2 oranges Peel and juice of 2 lemons 5 cinnamon quills 7 cloves 1 star anise Method: Add all to pot and bring to a hot drinking temperature, do not allow […]