Category Archives: Style

The Classic Daiquiri: Refresh Yourself!

A favourite of the writer Ernest Hemingway, the Daiquiri is the quintessential rum cocktail and one of the easiest, freshest drinks you can make. An extremely simple cocktail, the daiquiri consists of rum, lime juice, and sugar syrup. The three ingredients should ideally be balanced in your glass. If it’s sour, add more sugar, and […]

Beating the heat with a classic Pick-me-up

Though the original Rickey was created with bourbon in the mix, it gained popularity only when bourbon was supplanted with gin. The mix of gin, lime and soda water made it a cool refreshing drink and unlike the Mojito ( a popular relative) the Rickey was far simpler to make. Ingredients 60 ml Gin (Or bourbon) 1/2 […]

How to Make the Perfect Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is the quintessential Prohibition-era cocktail, with its origins being traced back to New York in the 1920s. The Russian Revolution was essential towards unearthing this drink, as many immigrants who moved to America brought vodka and caviar with them. In New York, one of the bartenders in the iconic bar Harry’s, Ferdinand […]

Leather Bags: Myths and Misconceptions

Leather is a product that is riddled with misconceptions, despite its glamorous appeal. Since we live in a world currently rampant with fake news and fake facts, any myth we hear is seared into our minds irrespective of its viability. These myths ultimately affect our buying patterns and create unjustified biases. Here are a few […]