The tipples in director Mike Leigh's offering including Cinzano Bianco
and chocolate martinis, left.
Ingredients: 25ml Tanqueray Gin or any gin, 20ml Cointreau or Triple Sec, 25ml Lillet Blanc (French vermouth) or Martini Bianco or Cinzano Bianco
, 25ml lemon juice, 3-4 drops Absinthe Method: Put ingredients into a cocktail shaker glass and shake with ice.
We all know you will be celebrating your Birthday with your glass of Cinzano Bianco
and dancing like you always did.
The vignettes for Cinzano Bianco
first appeared in the late 1970s and 10 ads were made, all hanging on the bungling Rossiter inadvertently throwing his drink all over his girl.
Let's hope it reaches the standard of her hilarious commercials for Cinzano Bianco
, made with the late and much missed Leonard Rossiter.
Before I discovered the joys of sitting in a bus shelter drinking Cinzano Bianco
, it was the only vice I had.
40ml Cinzano Bianco
20ml Grand Marnier Orange juice
For lighter cocktails, Nectarz mix well with Cinzano Bianco
and sparkling wines such as Asti and Prosecco.
Other vodka cocktails Abou-Ganim covered included the Vesper ("a great segway drink," he said, since it includes gin and vodka, along with Lillet Blanc); the Cosmopolitan (which when made properly "should always be pink--not red," thanks to the Cointreau); the Wizard (vodka, Cinzano Bianco
, yellow Chartreuse); and The Flame of Love (vodka, sherry, flamed orange peels).
I then spent the next 20 minutes viewing anything from Leonard Rossiter tipping Cinzano Bianco
over Joan Collins to PG Tips-drinking chimps (much better than meerkats) and the "finger of fudge" 15 second masterpiece some of us know a ruder version of.
But, seeing as they'd need a pretty big shovel to bring back Leonard Rossiter - who tipped Cinzano Bianco
down Joan Collins' top for the very last time in 1984 - the station's newhead of programming has decided to cast Martin Clunes in the lead role.
We've got a bottle of Cinzano Bianco
for 92p, four cans of McEwans Export for a TOTAL of 44p and Sandeman Port for 99 and a half pence a bottle, which is, well, pretty rum.