Cocktails

Cocktails are as much delight to the eyes as to the palate. They are flavorsome, fun, and designed to be shared. They are simply mixed drinks, usually based on one or more spirits or liqueurs and flavoured with fruit juices, syrups, spices and other mixers.

Festive Martini
Cocktails

Festive Martini

A Martini for the holiday season with vodka and vermouth. Ingredients: Vodka – 150 ml Cloves – 4 Dark Brown Muscovado Sugar – 1 tblsp Ginger – 2 inch piece, peeled, sliced Cinnamon – 1 inch stick Dry Vermouth – 4 tsp Ice Cubes – few Orange Peel Twists – […]

Pomegranate Vodka
Cocktails, Pomegranate

Pomegranate Vodka

A wonderful and easy to make drink for this Christmas, this can be given as a present to family and friends. Ingredients: Pomegranate – 1, medium Plain Vodka – 375 ml Caster Sugar – 100 gms Water – 100 ml Method: 1. Combine the pomegranate seeds and vodka in a […]

Mango Mojito
Cocktails, Mango

Mango Mojito

This Mango Mojito is a refreshing combination of ripe mango, rum and mint leaves. Ingredients: Ripe Mango – 1, peeled, chopped White Rum – 1/4 cup Sugar Syrup – 1 tblsp Mint Leaves – few Lime Wedges – 2 to 4 Soda or Sparkling Water Method: 1. Combine the mangoes, lime […]

passionfruit martini
Christmas, Cocktails

Passionfruit Martini

A classic, elegant and quick party cocktail with vodka, passionfruit and apple juice. Ingredients: Vodka – 20 ml Passionfruit Pulp – 4 tblsp Lemon Juice – 20 ml Passionfruit – 1, sliced, chilled Apple Juice – 1/3 cup Method: 1. Combine the vodka, passionfruit pulp, lemon juice and apple juice […]

Ginger Margarita
Cocktails

Ginger Margarita

A great cocktail with tequila and ground ginger. Perfect for any party. Ingredients: Tequila – 60 ml Ginger Syrup – 100 ml Cointreau – 25 ml Ginger – 1 tsp, ground Salt – 1/4 cup Slices of Lime Ice Cubes Method: 1. Mix the ginger and salt together. 2. Rim […]

Rum Punch
Cocktails

Rum Punch

This delicious Rum Punch cocktail is a blend of golden rum, orange juice, lemon juice and garnish with a slice of orange and cherry. Great for a friday night party or any party. Ingredients: Golden Rum – 1/3 cup Orange Juice – 100 ml Lime Juice – 2 tblsp Sugar […]

Tamarind Margarita
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Tamarind Margarita

A variation of the popular Margarita, this one has Tamarind and does not have the salt that usually accompanies one. Ingredients: Sugar – 1/2 cup Water – 4 1/2 cups Wet Tamarind – cut into cubes Cointreau – 1 part Tequila – 1 part Fresh Lime Juice – 1 part […]

Apple and Ginger Cocktail
Apple, Cocktails

Apple and Ginger Cocktail

A simple drink with or without alcohol, this Apple Ginger Cocktail is ideal as a welcome drink for any party or special occasion and can also be served on a hot summer day to beat the heat. Ingredients: Clear Apple Juice – 500 ml Ginger Beer – 500 ml Juice […]

Strawberry Mint Mojito
Cocktails, Mocktail

Strawberry Mint Mojito

A refreshing and cool drink for the summer. This drink can be alcoholic or nonalcoholic. For the nonalcoholic version, omit Rum and add more of lemonade/soda water. Ingredients: Strawberries – 6 to 8 Mint Leaves – handful, crushed Lemonade (or Soda) – 1/2 cup White Rum – 1/2 cup Light […]

Watermelon Mint Margarita
Cocktails, Watermelon

Watermelon Mint Margarita

A classic Margarita with watermelon, tequila and mint. Ideal drink for the hot summer days. Ingredients: Watermelons – 4 cups, chopped, seeds discarded Tequila – 1/2 cup Lime Juice – 1/4 cup Mint Springs – 3, torn Sugar – 1/4 cup Salt – a pinch Hot Water – 1/3 cup […]

East India Cocktail
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East India Cocktail

First made in 1882, the East India Cocktail is a concoction of brandy, pineapple juice and curacao. Ingredients: Brandy – 30 ml Pineapple Juice – 10 ml Curacao – 10 ml Angostura Bitters – a small dash Method: 1. Combine all the ingredients in a shaker. 2. Shake well. 3. […]

Strawberry Gin Martini
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Strawberry Gin Martini

A great gin based cocktail for any weekend party or occasion. Ingredients: Strawberries – 125 gms, hulled, chopped Dry Vermouth – 20 ml Gin – 75 ml Mint Leaves – few Slices of twisted Orange Zest to garnish Caster Sugar as required Ice Cubes as required Method: 1. Dip the […]

Bourbon Cocktail
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Bourbon Cocktail

A simple and easy to make cocktail drink with Bourbon, Creme de Cacao and Lime Juice. Ingredients: Bourbon – 1/4 cup Creme de Cacao – 1/4 cup Lemon Juice – 1/4 cup Grenadine – couple of dashes Golden Caster Sugar – 1 tblsp Orange Zest Ice cubes Method: 1. Add […]

Rum Punch
Cocktails

Tropical Coconut Rum Punch

A delightful mix of Malibu Rum, pineapple juice, mango juice and coconut milk. Ingredients: Pineapple Juice – 250 ml Mango Juice – 250 ml Malibu Rum – 125 ml Coconut Milk – 125 ml Method: 1. Combine all the ingredients and mix well. 2. Keep it in the fridge for […]

Pineapple Margarita
Christmas, Cocktails, Pineapple

Pineapple Margarita

Fresh lime margarita with pineapple juice and tequila. Ingredients: Pineapple Juice – 700 ml (about 3 cups) White Tequila – 450 ml Cointreau – 225 ml Lemon Juice – 4 cups (1 litre) Ice Cubes Lemon Wedges – as required Salt as required Mint Leaves – few, to garnish Pineapple […]

Blackberry Mojito
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Blackberry Mojito

A simple and refreshing cocktail with blackberries, rum and raspberry liqueur. Ingredients: Blackberries – 6 Rum – 70 ml (preferably white rum) Raspberry Liqueur – 30 ml Lime Juice – 50 ml Sugar Syrup – 20 ml Mint Leaves – few Soda Water as required Method: 1. In a mixing […]

Lychee Mojito
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Lychee Mojito

A great refreshing drink for any occasion, esp, for a hot summer day. Ingredients: Mint Leaves – handful Lime Wedges – 1 to 2 Raspberries – 60 gms Lychees – 10 to 12, deseeded Caster Sugar – 1/4 cup White Rum – 120 ml Soda – 750 ml Ice cubes […]

Irish Coffee
Cocktails, Coffee

Irish Coffee

A classic cocktail consisting of Irish Whiskey and Hot Coffee. Ingredients: Instant Coffee – 2 tblsp Irish Whiskey – 1/2 cup Thick Cream – 1 cup, whipped Caster Sugar – 3 tblsp Nutmeg Powder – little Method: 1. Heat 3 cups of water over medium flame. 2. Bring to a […]

Strawberry Basil Cocktail
Cocktails, Strawberry

Strawberry Basil Cocktail

Summer + Strawberries + Vodka = Match made in heaven. Ingredients: Strawberries – 10, sliced Basil – 1 tblsp, finely chopped Ice cubes – 2 to 3 cups Vodka – 200 ml Soda – 50 ml Cranberry Juice – 1 tblsp Pepper Powder – little Sugar Syrup – 1 tblsp […]

Cucumber Basil Cooler
Cocktails, Cucumber, Mocktail

Cucumber Basil Cooler

Ingredients: Basil Leaves – handful (about 15 to 20) Cucumber – 1/2, sliced Vodka – 30 ml Lemon Liqueur as required Ice Cubes Method: 1. Add the cucumber and basil leaves to a mixing glass. 2. Use the back of a spoon and mash well. 3. Add ice cubes till […]

Sparkling White Sangria
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Sparkling White Sangria

Ingredients: Dry White Wine – 1/2 bottle Seltzer – 1/2 cup Calvados – 1/4 cup Agave – 2 tblsp Ice cubes – 1 cup Apple – 1, sliced Green Grapes – 1/2 cup, halved Lime – 1/2, sliced Method: 1. Combine the wine, seltzer, calvados and agave in a pitcher. […]

Snake Charmer Cocktail
Cocktails

Snake Charmer

Ingredients: Passion Fruit Juice – 150 ml Spiced Rum – 80 ml Malibu – 20 ml Coconut Cream – 20 ml Milk – 40 ml Double Cream – 40 ml Apple Juice – 20 ml Mango Puree – 2 tblsp Sugar Syrup – 2 tsp Ice cubes Passion Fruit Liqueur […]

White Wine Sangria
Cocktails, Valentines Day

White Wine Sangria

Refreshing and simple drink for any occasion. Ingredients: White Wine – 225 ml Triple Sec – 40 ml Sugar – 1 to 1 1/2 tblsp Orange – 1, sliced Lime – 1, small, sliced Club Soda – 100 ml, chilled Ice cubes Method: 1. Combine the wine, sugar and triple […]

Pomegranate Fizz
Cocktails, Pomegranate

Pomegranate Fizz

An ideal drink for special occasions like Valentine’s Day. Simple and easy to make. Ingredients: Champagne – as required Pomegranate Juice – 30 ml Pomegranate Seeds – few Ice cubes – crushed Method: 1. Pour the pomegranate juice into a chilled cocktail glass. 2. Top up with chamapgne. 3. Add […]

dark rum
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Mysterious Cocktail

Dark rum and coffee could hide many a mysterious combination. This combination is sweet and slightly orangey, perfect for after dinner. Ingredients: Dark Rum – 2 parts Orange Curacao – 2 parts Coffee Liqueur – 1 part Orange Juice – 1 part Double Cream to garnish Ice cubes Method: Combine […]

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Gold Coffee

For richer than iced coffee, with cream and topped with sweet passion fruit. Ingredients: Dark Rum – 2 parts Curacao – 2 parts Strong Cold Black Coffee – 6 parts Vanilla Ice Cream – 2 scoops Passion Fruit Sauce – 4 tsp, strained Ice cubes Method: Blend the rum, curacao […]