Rum Drinks: 50 Caribbean Cocktails, From Cuba Libre to Rum Daisy

Rum Drinks: 50 Caribbean Cocktails, From Cuba Libre to Rum Daisy

Jessica B. Harris

Language: English

Pages: 168

ISBN: 0811866998

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

With recipes for 40 of the Caribbean's classic and contemporary cocktails and 15 traditional snacks to accompany them, Rum Drinks provides a tropical taste vacation. More than a cocktail book, Rum Drinks is your ultimate rum resource, including salty talesfrom a history of the sugar trade to the sparkly heydey of the Cuba Librean island-by-island listing of Caribbean rums, and a guide to great rum bars all over the world.
















with anchovies, but you may prefer the almond- or blue cheese–stuffed olives. Pineapple: There’s nothing that quite does the job as well as a spear of sweet, slightly acidic pineapple. Try the sweetest one you can find in your next piña colada and you’ll understand why it’s such a classic. Spices: Two spices are traditionally used as garnishes in the region. Cinnamon sticks are used in drinks both cold and hot. Look for extra-long quills (some of the longest I’ve ever seen I purchased in the

your friends. There are rum-tasting parties, calypso contests, and merengue dancing fetes in your future. Here are some ideas to start the parties happening. Fête Française This party celebrates the French side of the Caribbean and is inspired by the festivities that accompany the Fête des Cuisinières (The Feast of the Women Cooks) that is held annually on Guadeloupe around August 10, the feast day of their patron, St. Lawrence. The humor of the women is attested to by their choice of Flavored Syrups (Lavender and others) Ginger Syrup Mardi Gras Beads and Accessories Passion Fruit Syrup Steen’s Cane Syrup and Cane Vinegar Tropical Fruit Raise a Glass with Me A HIGHLY OPINIONATED LISTING OF A FEW OF MY FAVORITE RUM BARS One of the benefits of having spent more than half of my life traveling—first as

Puerto Rican Corn Fritters Pumpkin Fritters with Raisins G Garnishes Ginger Ginger Rum Ginger Syrup Hot and Sweet Syrup Ginger ale Rum and Ginger Ginger beer Tchoupitoulas Street Guzzle Glasses Grapefruit Green Flash Isle of Pines Papa Doble Green Flash Grenadine Grog, Navy Guadeloupe, rum culture in Guavaberry liqueur Guavas H Herbs High-Octane Limeade Hot and Sweet Syrup Hurricane Husk tomatoes (tomatillos) I Ice cream Champola Infused rums Ginger Rum Pimento

You’ll need these in order to cut ingredients down to size for muddling or as garnishes. STRAINER: More accurately called a Hawthorne strainer, this is the familiar round strainer, with a springlike coil around the edge, through which a shaken drink is poured. It is designed to fit snugly over the mouth of the glass section of a cocktail shaker. SWIZZLE STICK: If you’re traveling in the Caribbean, you may be able to find a traditional wooden swizzle stick, which has many spokes radiating from a

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