Friday Night Cocktails: Pumpkin themes for autumn

Nothing is so evocative of autumn as the appearance of the pumpkin [1] in schools, streets and supermarkets. As the colder nights draw in and we look to evening festivals like Halloween and Bonfire Night, the big, friendly round squash comes into its own as a source of seasonal foods, decorations,…….. and of course, cocktails as we hope to show in this brief blog.

We were surprised when our indefatigable researchers showed has how many recipes there are. What we offer today is just a selection, and we’re sure you can google a few more if you want

So, while the kids are gathered around the bonfire with their sparklers, celebrating an ancient act of judicial murder, or frightening each other to death with witch costumes, here’s something to take the heat off of the adults, who can relax and

From Basco, (and this let us use their lovely picture)

Mix that drink offer a nice looking pumpkin pie martini, which you can see by clicking on this link:

https://mixthatdrink.com/pumpkin-pie-martini-mixthatdrink-original/

while the cookie rookie suggest a pumpkin whisky smash

Pumpkin Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Not to be outdone, the good old Co-op offers a pumpkin puree

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/pumpkin-puree?

see you next Friday, which is more than you can say for Liz Truss.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pumpkin

#pumpkin #cocktails

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