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Cocktail Time – V-Day Cocktails Special

While we firmly believe that one doesn’t need a dedicated day to celebrate love, nonetheless why not celebrate the day with some concoctions that are brilliantly aromatic and pleasing on the palate… slightly sweet and colourful – much like your better half! While they might take a bit of perfection to make, they are worth the effort, sip after sip!

Cocktails courtesy – Tulleeho Book of Cocktails

Anarita

Anarita

Anarita

Ruby-red pomegranate gives this drink a brilliant hue and a lovely flavour. Try it as a fresh twist on the traditional Margarita.

Ingredients

Tequila                 45 ml
Cointreau              15 ml
Pomegranate juice          60 ml
Pomegranate seeds        2 tbsp
Lime juice             5 ml
Ice                       to fill shaker

 

Preparation

Muddle the pomegranate seeds in the shaker, saving a few as garnish. Add the remaining ingredients along with the ice, shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the remaining pomegranate seeds and serve.

Pinky

Definitely one for the ladies! This gorgeous-looking drink is a sure favourite for that special ladies’ lunch or a girls’ night out.

Pinky

Pinky

Ingredients

Vodka                           45 ml
Peach Schnapps     15ml
Strawberry             5-6, fresh
Lime wedge           1
Sugar syrup           10 ml
Crushed ice           to top glass

Preparation

Save one whole strawberry for the garnish. De-stem and roughly chop the remaining strawberries and muddle them in the glass with the lime wedge. Add the vodka, peach schnapps and sugar syrup. Top with crushed ice and stir. Slit the remaining strawberry partways vertically, perch it on the rim of the glass and serve.

Lolita

This Tulleeho original is perfect for the grown-up little girl in you. The cassis-and-pineapple combination is delicious, with a beautiful colour.

Ingredients

London dry gin      45 ml
Crème de cassis    15 ml (If you don’t have crème de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur), use 15 ml of blackcurrant syrup instead, and increase the gin measure to 60 ml.
Pineapple juice      90 ml
Ice                       to fill shaker
Fresh pineapple     wedge, to garnish

Preparation

Lolita

Lolita

 

Add all the liquid ingredients to a shaker full of ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Make a pineapple ‘flag’ by spearing the pineapple wedge onto a cocktail stirrer, garnish the drink and serve.

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