Pineapple Mojito

Pineapple Mojito

I made this Pineapple Mojito to serve to my friends on New Year’s Eve as an aperitivo, just to start things off before we sat down for dinner.  We had a Spanish theme that night and I know Mojito is not a Spanish cocktail, but I made a little exception as it is one of…

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Are you all set for New Year’s Eve?  I am still adjusting the menu somewhat… I always do, and up until a few hours before the guests arrive I may change something here and there!  The idea this year is to have a Spanish theme, but I will let you know more about it when…

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Glacier Fusion Daiquiri

Glacier Fusion Daiquiri

I must admit that I love all rum based drinks the most and Daiquiris are among my favourites.  They are easy to make (and to play around with) and I really like the fruity varieties (I do have a thing for sweet drinks).  For my daughter’s Frozen birthday party, I wanted to prepare something for…

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Pomegranate Mojito

Pomegranate Mojito

Mojito is one of my all time favourite drink.  It reminds me of my time in Cuba, a place I love dearly.  I have already shared with you the recipe for the “original” Mojito, made with lime and mint leaves.  There’s nothing better than a minty Mojito, especially on a hot summer evening.  It is…

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Pomegranate Daiquiri

Pomegranate Daiquiri

The last few weeks have been rainy down here and the weather has turned from hot into “cool” (I won’t say cold, as we probably get about 2 weeks of real winter here in Sydney and even then, it’s a much milder winter than my childhood winters).  Autumn has definitely come and I am quite…

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Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought of sharing a cocktail recipe.  The very first time I had a margarita, it was in Tijuana.  I was 19.  Yes, I know what you think… but no, I hadn’t gone there to drink to my heart’s content.  In fact, I have never been big on…

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Blood Orange Margarita

BLOOD ORANGE MARGARITA

Happy Halloween everyone!  I cannot believe it’s the end of October already!  This year has just flown by so fast.  That means that Christmas is around the corner and I cannot wait as my parents will be arriving soon… and this year we already have our menus set for the holidays.  They want to try…

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Mai Tai

MAI TAI

During my stay at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, I took part in their “cocktail class”, during which the bartender showed us how to make their signature drink: Mai Tai and I am here to share it with you all!  Apparently, even though this cocktail has become  famous as a Polynesian classic, it…

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Collage Cuba 2

CUBA LIBRE

Who’s up for a drink??  Today I want to show you how to make one of my all time favourite cocktails: Cuba Libre (or Rum and Coke).  It is really very easy and does not require any particular skill… it is basically a mix of… rum, coke and lime juice on ice  According to the…

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Mimosa Cocktail

MIMOSA COCKTAIL

Today I want to share with you a very easy recipe for quite a sophisticated drink: the Mimosa cocktail.  This delicious and pretty looking drink is basically made of sparkling wine mixed with fresh orange juice, could it get any easier?  As tomorrow we celebrate International Women’s Day, I thought this would be the most…

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Tequila Sundown

TEQUILA SUNDOWN

Valentine’s Day is coming soon!  I will be sharing the recipe for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift in my next post, so stay tuned!  In the meantime, I thought of sharing a drink recipe.  I would have wanted to re-create a more distinct “sundown” effect in the drink, but I had no luck… I tried it…

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Il Siciliano Cocktail

IL SICILIANO COCKTAIL

Sicily is very famous for its citrus fruits… be it lemons, mandarins or oranges.  So, one of the drinks for the Sicilian Street Food New Year’s Eve Party that I organised as part of Foodbuzz’s 24×24 program had to have some citrus in it.  I chose orange, because it is sweet and I have a…

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