mixed drinks

Cocktails, punches fizzes and other alcoholic combinations; and their alcohol free versions.

Caipirinha

Total time
5 minutes
Yield
1 serving

This combination originated in Brazil and it is considered a national treasure there. It became popular in many other countries. There are cocktail bars which only serve caipirihans, either the original recipe with lime or any of its many fruit variations.

Wine and health

As far back as 450 BC, physicians have recommended wine to combat fever, disinfect wounds and provide nutritional supplements. But Greek science also taught that the stars moved on heavenly spheres, so one has to be careful. Has anything been learned since?

Sloe gin

Total time
15 minutes
Yield
1 batch

Sloe gin has an interesting color and flavor. It is sweeter and more aromatic than ordinary gin. It is very easy to make.