A Tom and Jerry is a traditional cocktail that is served at Christmas in the United States. It is said to have been created by British journalist Pierce Egan, in the 1820s. Similar to an eggnog, it uses fresh egg white and egg yolk, along with Cognac and rum. It is served hot, traditionally in a mug or a bowl.
This is an alcoholic version of the Strawberry Daiquiri mocktail and is best made when strawberries are in season and at their sweetest and ripest.
Elderflower Collins is a summery fruity cocktail made with elderflower cordial. Don’t worry about making your own cordial, you can get hold of some very good ones from most supermarkets.