I would love to say that I remember my first Mojito, but we all know that’s not true. I think it’s even possible that no one remembers their first Mojito. Mojito is actually the spelling for summer holidays, relaxation, fun, party and lazy-by-the-pool time. And it is actually magic because it changes your mood and […]Read more "THE MOJITO"
Today, in the midst of a global cocktail renaissance, the less we speak about the bastardization of the Daiquiri into the pink monstrosity served up at chain restaurants or beach bars, the better! This Daiquiri that consists of artificial strawberry-flavored coloring, poured over crushed ice with a dash of bad rum has taken over countless […]Read more "THE DAIQUIRI"
The easy-to-make shooter that marked my disco years in my early twenties – not one of my prouder moments… The sound of the cocktail shaker seemed to work like a dog whistle with all of us. Shots would line up, we would duck down, toast a quick “Cheers!”, throw back the liquid treat and get […]Read more "THE KAMIKAZE"
The Most Ladylike Cocktail of All Time! I was introduced to the delicious cocktail by my sophisticated Swiss friends as soon as I set foot in Geneva – I had just reached legal drinking age and I immediately became a Kir / Kir Royal addict! At apéritif time, Kir was our drink of choice and on […]Read more "THE KIR ROYAL"
The Zombie is the mother of all freak drinks. My motto: “keep making them until I turn into one!” Supply a straw and, after two, a hammock – after three: a stretcher. The roots The Zombie (also known as the skull-puncher) is a delicious, exceptionally strong cocktail made of fruit juices and rum. But that […]Read more "THE ZOMBIE"
Personally, a well-made Manhattan is a cocktail I truly enjoy. It’s perfect in balance, simple and as a girl I can drink this cocktail anywhere and not feel out of place. I always forget how much I enjoy this cocktail, that first sip is like slipping into a custom-tailored dress. You remember how well it […]Read more "The Manhattan"
A rich and satisfying after-dinner drink that goes down the hatch with no resistance whatsoever. This sweet, creamy deceiver looks so innocuous, it`s hard to take it seriously. A one-stop source of alcohol, sugar, caffeine, and milk fat, the only legal substance it lacks is nicotine! The roots This drink is a departure from technique […]Read more "The White Russian"