Tag: Cocktails

Drinks

Friday Cocktails – Tangelo Mimosa

When life gives you Tangelos and Champagne, make mimosas. I’d never had a mimosa before I made this version. I’ve heard about that them as perfectly paired with Brunch but I’d never ever tried them.  I always thought they were similar to Buck’s Fizz and they are, save for the fact that the proportions of […]

Drinks

Everything-But-The-Kitchen-Sink Cocktail

Because it was Sunday night and I had: Cucumbers Passion fruit Sugar cane Zobo-ginger vodka mix that had been ‘chilling’ Every thing went in the blender, with some sugar. A strain later and it was ready for lime juice over ice. The son insisted I served them with umbrellas. Why not? It certainly brought tropical sunshine and warmth on a […]

Drinks

Apple-Cucumber-Lime Mojito, Two Ways

This is a version of a non-alcoholic drink that we were first introduced to in Dubai – an Apple Mojito. I’ve tried several times to recreate it and it’s only in the last few weeks that I’ve come close to experiencing the delight we enjoyed in December. My first attempts used muddled mint leaves and lime juice. […]

Drinks, Homebrewing

Friday Cocktails: Tepache

Lawddddd, its been ages since I wrote about ‘Friday Cocktail’… so here I am, with Tepache. On pineapple, the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the fruit. Tepache. Of Mexico. From Mexico. Not a cocktail in the true sense of the world…Not a combination of drinks and liqueurs, but still… Tepache is a fermented […]