ENJOY SHOPPING WITH US

ENJOY SHOPPING WITH US
WE BELIEVE IN QUALITY NOT QUANTITY,

Saturday, December 25, 2010

CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS

French martini

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Place the vodka, raspberry liqueur, pineapple juice into a cocktail shaker with some ice and shake vigorously.
  2. Strain the mixture into a Martini glass and serve.
Old-fashioned whisky
This whisky cocktail is an out-and-out classic of the 1960s that will make you feel like a sharp-suited Don Draper in no time.

Ingredients

  • 1 thick slice orange peel
  • 1 maraschino cherry, with stem
  • 1 tsp sugar syrup (also sold as gomme syrup)
  • 2-3 drops whisky bitters
  • ice cubes, as necessary
  • 50ml/2fl oz scotch or bourbon
  • twist of lemon peel, to garnish

Preparation method

  1. Take the orange peel and squeeze it with your fingers. Rub the peel around the insides of a whisky tumbler, then place into the glass. Add the cherry, sugar syrup and bitters, along with three ice cubes.
  2. Add half of the scotch or bourbon and stir for about ten seconds. Add more ice and the remaining scotch or bourbon and stir again for 10-15 seconds.
  3. To serve, garnish with lemon peel.


Classic Margarita

Ingredients

  • 35ml/1¼fl oz Reposado Tequila
  • 20ml/¾fl oz Cointreau
  • 35ml/1¼fl oz fresh lime juice
  • handful ice cubes
  • lime wedge, to garnish

Preparation method

  1. Pour the Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add a handful of ice cubes and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
  3. Strain into a Martini glass with half the rim damped with water, then dipped in salt.
  4. Add a lime wedge on the rim by way of garnish.
Source: BBC

No comments:

Post a Comment