The Margarita. Itas the drink that puts the qhappyq in happy hour. A beguiling elixir of tequila, citrus, and sweetness thatas guaranteed to go down easyaand put a smile on your face. The Classic Margaritaaperhaps named after Margarita Sames, or maybe Margarete, a descendent of Ponce de Leon, but do we really care?ais a delectable blend of tequila, simple syrup, Cointreau, and lime and lemon juices. But as cocktail designer extraordinaire Kim Haasarud proves in this fantastic little guide, the Classic is just the starting point for margarita bliss. Open the book, and youall discover 101 heavenly margarita recipesaone for every season, every mood, and every occasion. All your favorite margarita variations are here. You can chill out with a frozen Strawberry Margarita. Get romantic with an exotic Passionfruit Margarita. Or qberryq yourself in the fruity delights of a delicious Raspberry Margarita. But Haasarud also gives you lots of new and exciting margarita choices. You can take a cocktail party to new heights with the sophisticated Sake Margarita. Tame fiery foods with the refreshing Sweet Ginger Margarita. Or finish off a meal with a divine Hazelnut Margarita or an espresso-infused Margarita du CafAc. So invite some friends, get out your shaker, and ready the glasses. With a little help from this book, youall be in Margaritaville in no time. Kim Haasarud bartended her way through college and in 2002 founded Liquid Architecture, a firm that creates signature drinks and bar concepts. Her clients have included Fox Searchlight, Warner Brothers, HBO, Comedy Central, Maxim, the Tribeca Film Festival, Absolut Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, and the Cheesecake Factory. She also writes the qWest Coast Cocktailsq column for Slammed magazine, a restaurant trade journal. Her Web site is liquid-architecture.com. Alexandra Grablewski is a well-known food and beverage photographer whose work has appeared in Gourmet, Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, and Wine Spectator as well as in many books.of using a specific ingredient opens up a new world of flavors not traditionally associated with the Margarita. Coffee, ginger ... While the traditional favorites ( classic, strawberry, passionfruit, raspberry, etc.) are all here, this ... While they may be a little more expensive, they make a dramatic difference in flavor. For exampleanbsp;...
|Author||:||Kim Haasarud, Alexandra Grablewski|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2011-11-09|