Frozen Wine Ice Cubes

ice cubes

On the rare occasion that there are dregs of wine left over from a party, it often sits on the side for days while everyone dries out. It’s annoying to ever chuck wine. So try this cunning ‘kitchen hack’ of freezing leftovers in an ice cube tray. A big one is best, like this one from Nisbets, otherwise it’s quite fiddly.

Once the wine has frozen, then pop out the ice-cubes, store them in labelled sandwich bags, and then use them for when you’re making a risotto or fish stock, and you don’t want to open a bottle especially.

Le Lapin Rouge: A popup with panache

lapin menu

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again. London’s supper club scene sometimes makes me sad.

Too many friends have acted on Time Out’s recommendation to spend £38 at Underground Dining – where you pay a premium for the pleasure of eating on a disused tube carriage. Booze isn’t included in the price, and it’s not BYOB. So once you’re there, the cost of a meal rockets to nearer £60.… 

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