Gastronomically Terrific

November 22, 2013

Poinsettia – the cocktail

Filed under: cocktail — Tags: , , , — thinkingdan @ 10:40 pm
Prosecco with added happiness

Prosecco with added happiness

This cocktail recipe comes from Nigella Christmas, which shows.  To make more than you probably need, take 1 bottle of Prosecco (or other fizzy wine), add 125ml of Cointreau (you can use Gran Marnier but Cointreau is best) and 500ml of cranberry juice. Then mix and drink.

Five people tried this and all agreed universally that it was really rather tasty. The dryness of the Prosecco counteracts the sweetness of the Cointreau, making the whole very easy to drink and full of flavour. Highly recommended.

Who made it: Anna

Recipe: Nigella Christmas, page 3.

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1 Comment »

  1. […] Pussyfoot consists of pink grapefruit juice, orange juice, lime juice and Grenadine. Whilst it was fun to mix together, I can’t say I was overly keen on the taste. I’ve never been a big fan of grapefruit juice, and this didn’t really change my mind. The recipe book suggests adding vodka if you’re not particularly pro mocktails; I have a suspicion this would have improved the taste. But I’d still be much, much happier with a glass (or jug) of Poinsettia. […]

    Pingback by Pussyfoot | Gastronomically Terrific — January 26, 2014 @ 7:36 pm


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