Summer is almost here and you need to be prepared for all the parties with friends! And today’s recipe is perfect for an after dinner soirée 🙂 . The mojito is a traditional cuban cocktail, with white rum flavored with lime juice and mint leaves. The mojito is an after-dinner, because of its alcoholic content you should taste it only after a rich meal, and you need to serve it in a high tumbler.
There are different opinions about the origin of this drink, some historians think that the cocktail was created in XVI century by the pirates sailing the Caribbean seas, others think that the mojito was invented only in XIX during the Prohibition.
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- 1/2 lime
- mint leaves
- 2 spoons of brown sugar
- white rum
- crushed ice
Take a tumbler glass, add the half lime cut in 4 parts and the sugar. Use a muddler or a spoon to crush the lime.
Add a few mint leaves and gently bruise them.
Mix the ice in a food processor to achieve that fine consistancy that will turn your drink into pure magic. Now, fill up the tumbler with the ice.
Gently pour the white rum and stir from bottom to top with a long spoon.
Decorate with a lime slice, mint tips and enjoy your mojito! 🙂