Plans for the evening: recipes favorite cocktails stars
Have you already got everything you need for a home bar - cocktail glasses, a shaker and a basic assortment of alcohol? So it's time to make the first star cocktail.
ODRI HEPBERN: "ALEXANDER"
This delicate creamy cocktail with chocolate flavor for nearly a hundred years. To make it, put crushed ice into a shaker, add 30 ml of gin, Creme De Cacao coffee liqueur and heavy cream to each. Mix and pour into a chilled cocktail glass, sprinkle with grated nutmeg and serve immediately.
MARILYN MONRO: "MANHATTEN"
Those who seek to reveal all the secrets of the legendary Marilyn Monroe, it will be useful to know that the actress preferred a cocktail based on strong alcohol. "Manhattan" was coined in America at the end of the XIX century.Initially, it was based on rye whiskey, but today bourbon is most often used.
To cook Manhattan according to the traditional recipe, pour 60 ml of Canadian whiskey, 30 ml of red sweet vermouth into a large glass, add a couple of drops of Agnostura beats and gently mix with a long bar spoon. Serve in an ice cup, garnished with a red cocktail cherry.
CAMERON DIAS: "APPLE MARTINI"
In one of the interviews, Cameron Diaz (Cameron Diaz) admitted that she prefers to any restaurant dish what she prepared herself. This is due to the fact that Cameron strictly follows a diet that allows her to stay in great shape.
Apparently, on the same principle, the actress chose a cocktail for herself, in which there is “nothing superfluous” and which you can simply cook yourself. Mix with a shaker 40 ml of vodka, 15 ml of apple liqueur and 15 ml of Cointreau liqueur. Serve in a chilled cocktail glass.
The history of the popularity of the cocktail "Cosmopolitan" began in the late 90s, when the TV series "Sex and the City." True, Madonna (Madonna) claims to love this cocktail,invented by American bartender Dale Degroff, before the premiere of the series about the lives of four girlfriends in Manhattan.
For the preparation of a cocktail "Cosmopolitan" need a shaker. Put crushed ice into it, add 40 ml of vodka, 15 ml of Cointreau liqueur, a tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice and 30 ml of cranberry juice. Mix, strain into a large cocktail glass and serve with a slice of lime.
HOLLY BERRY: "BAZZ OLDRIN"
Named after the American astronaut, this cocktail has a rather unexpected component - instant drink TANG, which in the 60s was one of the NASA pilots menu items.
To make this cocktail, pour into a shaker 60 ml of vodka, 30 ml of orange liquor "Triple Sec" and 120 ml of TANG or another soluble orange drink. Mix well and serve in a chilled cocktail glass, decorating its edges with TANG dry drink powder. To do this, swipe the slice of orange on the edge of the glass and dip it in orange powder.
SCARLETT JOHANSON: BELLINI
Scarlett Johansson(Scarlett Johansson) prefers a drink that can be safely included in the cocktail collection only for women.
Invented in the 30s of the XIX century by the inventor of Carpaccio Giuseppe Cipriane, this cocktail is named after the artist Giovanni Bellini. To make Bellini as close as possible to the original one, rub two or three white peaches through a sieve. Cool the mashed potatoes and taste. Add some sugar syrup if necessary. Put crushed ice into a shaker, add 50 g of peach puree and 150 ml of dry sparkling wine. Stir, strain, and serve immediately in a pre-cooled glass.
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