31 December, 2011

enjoying summer time...

Blood Orange Cosmopolitan - Cocktail
Ingredients - 45ml vodka |15ml Cointreau |10ml fresh lime juice
2 drops bitters| 30ml cranberry juice| 30ml 'Schweppes Agrum Collection' Blood Orange -
Or - use 2 Juiced Fresh Blood Ornageswith 30mls Tonic water

Method - Add all ingredients into a Boston glass

Add ice, shake and strain into a cocktail glass
Top with Schweppes Agrum Blood Orange

Garnish with Burnt orange zest

Couldn't think of any better ways through these delicious fresh and opalescent blood orange, strawberry, lime colours to celebrate summer [here in 'Oz'] . I have included a couple of little favourite recipes of mine... Here in Australia - we say Cheers!
Cheers to Summer!
Sarah x

Guava Margaritas

Ingredients - 1 3/4 cups freshly squeezed lime juice, plus wedges for serving
2 3/4 cups [your favourite] tequila |1 1/3 cups Grand Marnier
2 3/4 cups guava puree | Coarse salt, for rims
Directions - Stir together lime juice, tequila, Grand Marnier, and guava puree in a large pitcher;
stir to combine. Refrigerate until chilled.
                                 Just before serving, rub a cut lime around the rim of each glass. Fill a saucer with
salt, and dip each glass, upside down, into the salt. Pour margaritas into glasses, garnish with
 lime wedges, and serve immediately.

images via crush cul de sac, pretty stuff, miss wallflower, diet coke and smoke

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