Category Archives : Drinks


mojito

Mojito

Mojito   Mojito is an alcoholic cocktail native to Cuba. Traditionally, it consists of a mixture of five ingredients, including white rum, sugar, lime juice, club soda and mint (usually spearmint). Also, it contains ice, so this refreshing cocktail (or highball) is a perfect drink for summer. There are a lot of variations of the […]


Horchata de chufa

Horchata de chufa Sweet and refreshing, this traditional drink is typical from Valencia. Also, it is one of the most famous drinks of Spain. It can be prepared from different products (almonds, rice, coconut, sesame seeds, and barley), but the most common horchata is made of ground chufa nuts. This type of horchata dates from […]

horchata

sangria, cocktail, wine, fruits

Sangria

Sangria is the perfect cocktail for hot summer days. Refreshing and tasty, this traditional Spanish beverage has become increasingly popular worldwide. It consists of  wine, chopped fruit and sugar, although it is also possible to add brandy and/or soda. It will take you only ten minutes to prepare sangria, enjoy the pleasure of getting carried […]


Licor café gallego (Galician coffee liqueur)

Coffee liqueur   Orujo (eau-de-vie) is a spirit very common in the north of Spain, especially in Galicia, where it is produced and distributed under the Specific Designation Orujo de Galicia. There are a lot of variants of this beverage, such as white eau-de-vie, herbal liqueur, coffee liqueur or cream of orujo. As for coffee liqueur, […]

coffee liqueur shot

caipirinha cocktail

Capirinha

Caipirinha   Caipirinha is a cocktail native to Brazil. It is made with cachaça, which is a sweet Brazilian type of rum made from sugarcane juice. There are a lot of variations of caipirinha, as you can combine different seasonal fruits and add them to your cocktail (such as grapes, kiwifruit, lemon, lime, mango, tangerine, […]


queimada

Queimada (Hot Galician punch)

Queimada Queimada is a traditional Galician alcoholic beverage usually prepare at the end of gatherings and celebrations. It is thought to have curative properties and, after reciting the incantation or spell (while preparing the punch), it is also said to protect those who drink it against curses and evil spells and keep the spirits and […]


Calimocho (Red wine and cola)

Calimocho   Calimocho is a drink native to the Basque region, although nowadays it is well known in the whole country, as well as in other parts of the world. The cocktail is also known as mochete, mocho, kalimotxo, kalimocho and kali. The basic recipe consists of a mixture of the same proportion of wine […]

calimocho, red wine and cola

herbal liqueur, orujo de hierbas, aguardiente de hierbas

Orujo de hierbas (Herbal liqueur)

Herbal liqueur Orujo (eau-de-vie) is a spirit very common in the north of Spain, especially in Galicia, where it is produced and distributed under the Specific Designation Orujo de Galicia. There are a lot of variants of this beverage, such as white eau-de-vie, herbal liqueur, coffee liqueur or cream of orujo. As for herbal liqueur, there […]