So what makes a good margarita? Purists argue about everything, including the inclusion of the salt rime. For me I like one of two versions: Juice a lime, add a shot of reposado, either add a 1/3 shot of triple sec/cointreau/grand marnier OR twist a section of sweet orange into the drink. Shake over ice.… Continue reading The Perfect Margarita?
It being that time of year, I made a genuine strawberry daiquiri. This isn’t the travesty you likely get in most bars. Like all good drinks it’s dead easy to make, taking about 3 minutes start to finish. The key of course is to use fresh ingredients, uncut by sulfites, sulfates, sugars and salt. I… Continue reading The Strawberry Daiquiri
So what do you drink with guacamole? This time of year the avocados are pouring into the stores. Who can resist them? And anyway, they’re good for you. The rich (i.e. fatty or oily) nature of the fruit overpowers just about evrything. My instinct was a brisk sauvignon blanc but it couldn’t cut it with… Continue reading Guacamole and Red Wine ?!?!??