cocktails

Popular Brunch Cocktails

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.

Blonde Mary

Ingredients:

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

Directions

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.

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