Thursday, September 13, 2007

Mojito Time

As dusk falls in many cities around the world, bartenders are busy replenishing their bars with fresh fruit, herbs and ice, and they are ready for hour to begin. Among the favorites, the , with its great Cuban flavors, has become so popular that it now even rivals the martini in many bars.

So next time you invite friends round for drinks, turn up the Buena Vista Social Club CD, light a cigar, and sit back with with a refreshing Mojito, and create your own little Havana.

Ingredients for the Perfect Mojito
  1. Pour the lime juice into a tall glass and dissolve the sugar in it.
  2. Add a little soda water and then gently crush the mint in the glass.
  3. Pour in the rum, two or three cubes of ice, and fill with soda water.
  4. Stir and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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