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How to make Del Boy's favourite cocktail


Aside from his questionable grasp of the French language and his unreliable business skills, Del Boy is known for his love of a good cocktail.

While we can't bless you with a three-wheeled yellow car or even a flat cap, we can help you recreate a Caribbean Stallion in your very own home. Read on mon cherie.

The Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails by Alfred Tong is published by Hardie Grant Books, £9.99, available at all good bookshops and at Amazon.


25 ml (1 oz) tequila

25 ml (1 oz) Malibu

25 ml (1 oz) crème de menthe

Smidgen of Campari

Merest suggestion of Angostura bitters

Fresh grapefruit juice to taste

Slice of orange to garnish

Wedge of lime to garnish

Seasonal fruits to garnish


Stir ingredients over ice in a mixing glass, strain into a highball glass and garnish with a slice of orange, a wedge of lime, occasional seasonal fruits, a decorative plastic umbrella, two translucent straws, and voilà!



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