THIS SUMMER’S SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3647 ‘When Juicing meets Boozing…’ It’s about time juicing met boozing. Vegies have fast become a new favourite among bartenders for the earthy notes and nutrients they bring to mixed drinks. Treat yourself to one of the blends below for a twist on your usual cocktail; it’s up to you whether you juice your[…]

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PIMMS AND STRAWBERRY GRANITA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2138 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 100g granulated sugar 1/2 orange, zest of 1 unwaxed lemon, zest of 400g fresh strawberries 3 tbsp orange juice 2 tbsp lemon juice 100ml Pimm’s No. 1   Method: Put a shallow, rectangular container, preferably metal or Pyrex, in the freezer. Heat the sugar with 200ml[…]

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WHITE WINE VARIETIES GROWN IN SOUTH AFRICA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1601 Bukettraube – Developed in Germany, produces quality wines with a distinctive Muscat bouquet. South Africa is one of the few wine-producing countries worldwide to bottle Bukettraube as a single varietal wine. Cape Riesling (Crouchen Blanc) – The variety was wrongly regarded for many years as Weisser Riesling (Rhine Riesling)[…]

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RED WINE VARIETIES GROWN IN SOUTH AFRICA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1598 Cabernet Franc – Related to Cabernet Sauvignon, this variety is usually softer, has a lower sugar content and contains less alcohol. Used as a component in classic, Bordeaux-style blends but also for varietal wines. Small but increasing vineyard area. Unless specified, ‘Cabernet’ refers to the Sauvignon and not the[…]

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SOUTH AFRICAN WINE STYLES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1594 Blanc de blancs is the term for white wines that are made from white grapes only. The term is also used for Méthode Cap Classique. Blends Cuvée is the French term for the blending of a wine, which is a way of producing more harmonious wines by adding complexity, emphasising the[…]

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BLACK DEVIL MARTINI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=909 (Serves 3) Ingredients: 60ml dark rum 15ml dry vermouth 1 black olive plus 2 extra (pitted) for garnish orange sugar crystals  Method: Shake and strain into chilled martini glass that has been rimmed with orange sugar, then garnish with pitted black olives. *Pin Curl Magazine*

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