Love potions in the spirit of Valentine’s

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Love potions in the spirit of Valentine’s

With Valentine’s Day comes high expectations for a romantic holiday, fancy dinner reservation or a floral delivery. A drink will help take that edge off… toast to your love and impress your Valentine with these romantic cocktails.

 LOVE POTION #1 – THE SPARKLER

 INGREDIENTS

45ml vodka

120ml Prosecco (or any sparkling wine)

1 fig (dried, use fresh when available)

2 slices of orange (cut in half)

6 cranberries (fresh)

Garnish: orange twist

Garnish: 3 cranberries

 METHOD

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fig, orange and cranberries with the vodka.
  2. Add ice and shake well.
  3. Strain into a Champagne flute and top with sparkling wine.
  4. Garnish with three cranberries and an orange twist.

 

LOVE POTION #2 – THE RED LADY

 INGREDIENTS

74ml vodka

30ml cranberry liqueur (or cranberry juice)

Garnish: dried or fresh cranberries

 METHOD

  1. In a cocktail shaker or mixing glass, pour the vodka and cranberry liqueur or juice. Fill it with ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish by dropping cranberries into the glass.

 

LOVE POTION #3 – THE UNION

 INGREDIENTS

60ml gin

2 strawberries

Sprig of basil

15ml fresh lime juice

15ml fresh lemon juice

30ml agave nectar

1/2 strawberry for garnish

 

 METHOD

  1. Muddle strawberries with the basil until fully mashed in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add all other ingredients.
  3. Add ice and shake vigorously.
  4. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with half a strawberry.

 

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