My tribute to Tribute beer

Tribute beer. What can I say? To me, it is the perfect beer for a lazy, sunny day: its beautiful amber colour, its amazing orange and fruity scent, its gentle bitterness… grab a pint or pop a bottle and you’ll understand what summer days taste like. I tried this beer by chance during my first…

Good morning / Good night coffee creamy custard

I would like to dedicate this first coffee-based recipe to my dear friend over the pond Rick. We share the same love for heavy metal, we listen to pretty much the same bands and we have one common addiction: coffee. Why have I called this recipe “Good morning / Good night”? well, because due to the…

Guinness beef stew

Another Guinness recipe? yes. Why? well, because when it comes to beer I am famous for not being capable of resisting offers at supermarkets. I almost injured my already poorly shoulder dragging as much cans of Guinness as I could from my local supermarket to home and ok, I can drink it, but why not cooking…

Guinness Cake

There is a little story behind this recipe that I would like to share with you. I have a close friend of mine, Jo, who is the real queen of Guinness cakes. We have been colleagues for two years (and “neighbours” since a year ago) and I can tell you, hand on heart, that no…

Trooper Beer Cupcakes

I must admit, my first though when Maiden got into beer was “…seriously?”. It took me a bit to warm up to the idea and get really excited about it; a big plus was that Bruce Dickinson himself got involved: it wasn’t just a matter of sticking Eddie’s face on a cheap (in terms of…