How to fake an alcohol-free Pimms

If you like your Pimms, it’s good news! This “fake”, or alcohol-free version provides a summer taste sensation that is undistinguishable from the real thing. And it is also really simple to make, using easy-to-find ingredients. The recipe comes from SlimmingWorld, and also has a much lower calorie content than Pimms, and of course contains…

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Helen McGinn Teetotal Tipples

First things first: I love my wine. I’m an ex-supermarket wine buyer and now write about it for a living. I enjoy a glass of wine most nights but have at least a couple of booze-free days a week. And to be honest, the whole dry January thing had always struck me as too all-or-nothing.…

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Alternative drinks to alcohol Or: what on earth is there to drink now? Either at the pub or at home. Maybe the most common question we get is this: what could I drink now that I don’t want wine, beer or spirits anymore? It can be a difficult one, especially when you’re out and about.…

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What to Order at the Pub

What to Order at the Pub There are all sorts of awesome soft drinks and exciting mocktails you can get hold of, but generally when you actually get to a pub, the options are somewhat less than thrilling. The good news is that things are improving with the growth of non-drinkers and necessity of having…

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Square Root Lemonade

Lemonade: 5 of the Best Dalston’s Real Lemonade  Available from cravedlondon.com £2.00 This sparkling lemonade is handmade in London, the citrus fruit comes from the market near Spitalfields; and the bottles are from Clapham. The ingredients are simply water, fair trade sugar and fresh lemon juice to make a lemonade that’s 100% natural and fresh tasting.…

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Square Root craft soda

New local soft drinks We have finally met Square Root Soda, who are a new soft drink producer based in Hackney, which is good, because we were beginning to feel like stalkers. We tweet our love for their small batch sodas often! They make a whole variety of wonderfully tasty drinks, from traditional favourites like…

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