Sunday Brunch has become a favorite meal to plan. Offering a refreshing cocktail is a great way to welcome guests. Whenever possible pour and serve in nice glassware. Try a new twist to the traditional champagne or Bloody Mary drink. Do you like Bellini’s, then mix up this recipe…
Peach Sorbellini – Freixenet
1 Freixenet Carta Navad 187 ml
2 rounded tsp of Peach Sorbet
Fill a 6 oz flute 2/3 full of Carta Nevada. Carefully add the sorbet balls and serve the remaining sparkling wine on the side.
Surprise your guests with a “Blonde Mary” Martha Stewart has a different recipe that substitutes red tomatoes for yellow ones.
1 pound ripe yellow tomatoes
3/4 cup best quality vodka
5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
20 dashes hot green peper sauce such as Tabasco
1 to 1/2 teaspoons finely grated, peeled fresh horseradish
3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Celery hearts for garnish
Yellow and red cherry tomatoes for garnish
1. Puree yellow tomatoes in a blender. Press through a fine sieve into a small bowl; discard solids
2. Stir together tomato puree, vodka, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, green pepper sauce, horseradish, to taste, salt and pepper in a pitcher. If not using immediately, mixture can be refrigerated, covered, overnight. To serve, divide among 4 large glasses filled with ice. Garnish each glass with celery and cherry tomatoes on toothpicks.