2 measures vodka (112 cals)
1 measure triple sec e.g. Cointreau (85 cals)
squeeze fresh lime juice (2 cals)
2 measures cranberry juice (25 cals). Adjust up for more than one person – or down for less alcohol, but the proportions stay the same!
orange peel, to garnish

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Richard’s Cosmo


Calories per cocktail: 224

1. Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with lots of ice. Shake well (Richard says the sound changes when you’ve shaken thoroughly to more of a ‘thump’).

2. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a strip of orange peel that you’ve ‘flamed’ by holding next to a lit match until the oils spit a little and release their aroma.