Cocktails of the World – Part four
Taking our taste buds there, even when we can’t.
While our love of travelling is put on hold, we’ve decided to combine two of our second favourite loves – the love of learning, and the love of cocktails – into a multi-part blog celebrating the world’s flavours in a single delicious glass…
Nothing says summer like mangoes, and when combined in this sweet delicious beverage by Chef Jason Mendonsa, the scent of mint leaves and ginger will whisk you away to the shores of the Assam in India with the first taste…
- 60 Ml vodka
- 60 gram fresh mangoes
- 6-8 fresh mint leaves
- 1 inch ginger
- 20 ml sweet and sour syrup
- 15 ml lime juice
- 1 for garnishing mint sprig
Add the vodka, fresh mangoes, mint leaves, ginger, lime juice, sweet and sour along with a few ice cubes in a blender. Blend until well combined. Pour it in a margarita glass and serve frozen garnished with a mint sprig.
“Meet me down in the bar! We’ll drink breakfast together.”W C Fields
GIN MADE ME DO IT
Join Catalin, Head Bartender and mixologist extraordinaire, as he walks you through creating a Star Martini and Gin Made Me Do It, so you can enjoy a taste of Regent’s Seven Seas Splendor at home in the United States.
Nikolaschka is a German after-dinner drink made by pouring cognac into a snifter glass which is topped with a lemon disk, sugar, and powdered coffee. The cocktail is consumed by drinking the cognac, then eating the lemon with sugar and coffee.
- 1 lemon disk, peeled
- 1 tsp powdered coffee
- 1 tsp powdered sugar
- 1.5 oz Cognac
- Powdered sugar
Pour cognac into brandy snifter, place lemon disk across the top of the glass and top with sugar and coffee.
Stay tuned for more great recipes to take your taste buds around the world (even when you can’t).
(We recommend alcohol use in moderation and not for those with health issues or those under the legal drinking age).