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You don't need to be a trained barman to mix cocktails, so don't panic! Mixing and enjoying cocktails is about having fun. If you don't have a cocktail shaker- use a jam jar with a close fitting lid, if you don't have a shot measure use an egg cup or kitchen measuring spoons. Improvise and enjoy!
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Looks fantastic, but once you've got the knack is very easy to do. Carefully pour the next layer over the flat end of a barspoon resting on the surface of the base spirit. Alternatively pour over the back of a spoon, touching the surface of the drink.
Making a cocktail by adding all the ingredients into the glass, with perhaps a quick stir to serve.
Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth, starting slow and then speeding up.
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Morphy Richards – Mixology Blender Kit

Whether you're blending a 'Shark Bite', crushing ice for a 'Chocolate Monkey' or shaking a 'Blue Heaven', the new Mixology from Morphy Richards gives you all the tools you need. All are made from long lasting professional looking stainless steel and this complete cocktail making kit consists of:
- a powerful 575 watt blender with 5 speeds, a pulse button and an ice crush function
- a .5 litre cocktail shaker
- a measuring jigger
- a stirrer
- a recipe book full of in-the-spirit cocktail recipes and advice

Price: £49.99
For your nearest stockist call 0870 0602614 or visit

Morphy Richards – Mixology Blender Kit

Morphy Richards – Professional Blender

If you’re thinking of buying a blender to mix up your cocktails or if you’ve decided that it’s time you started getting into healthy fruit smoothies, then check out the Morphy Richards Professional Blender.

Not only does if have a fantastically Kitsch 50s American Diner look, but is also sturdy enough to cope with crushing ice without damaging the blades.

RSP: £49.99. Stockists include Argos, Comet, Regional Department Stores.

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