Up for review is a downright fantastic fizzy drink made with ginger, tonic and hot pepper natural flavors and it is strong!! but let me tell you something…this is the best fizzy ginger drink i`ve tasted in a long time – if ever… yes it´s that good!
It was actually made as an alternative [...]
Here´s a little drink i´ve been curious about for a while but never had the time to try out until now when it´s time to get back to normal work after the Tales is over for this time.
The Yellow Boxer i found in Remixed by Jeff Berry – but who made it? where [...]
BEFORE MAN THE PLANT
Ron Cooper showing us a picture of a bowl of pulque.
And now comes the last part of my recap of the Tales this year and my last session to write about was all about agave – tequila and mezcal.
The session was moderated by Steve Olson and the [...]
The nose of the mezcal reaches me, its earhty…and smoky…but not overwelmingly so – in a pleasant way it invites you to take a sip.
I have written about mezcal before but i feel its time again, its such a nice and interesting spirit. Too good to not mention over and over again!
Passionfruit is one of my favorite fruits, and luckily we now have two varietes of passionfruits here not just one which we had for many years. Its that small wrinkled little dark brownish-purple-green variety. But lately there`s another type – a golden bigger, twice the size and also much sweeter. Watching one of videos [...]
MEZCAL AND FRESH HERBS
Its so much fun to experiment with mezcal in cocktails as it has so much flavour of its own – earhty, vegetal and then it also has that interesting smokiness which truly adds another dimension.
Many flavours naturally fits together and after a while with trial and errors you [...]
Time again! This months MxMo is hosted by eGullet Society – thanks very much for hosting! Here is the announcement:
This month, fellow Society members, we are the hosts for a Mixology Monday on the theme of dizzy dairy. Any drink using a dairy product is fair game: milk, cream, eggs, butter, cheese, yogurt, [...]
In this second post in my series about cocktails with mezcal it starts with tequila:
After a visit to the Cocktail Chronicles this spring reading the recipe for the tequila libation ”Flor de Jalisco” made by Death & Co bartender Joaquin Simo, this cocktail caught my attention and sparkled my appetite. I made [...]
One thing i`ve noticed about the US is that they have tons of days they celebrate, like today – its National Tequila Day. I ask myself why can`t that be an International Tequila Day? anyway, i don´t want to miss an occasion to raise a toast with one of my favorite spirits and therefore [...]
Green Cactus Margarita – Recipe here.
There is but one word for this lively libation – freshness!
A LITTLE MARGARITA BASICS
The roots of this cocktail can probably be traced all the way to Jalisco, Mezico – right to the blue agave plant. It appeared in the States around late 1940`s. It was published [...]