Sunday, November 23, 2008

1001 Easy Mocktails

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This one page cookbook lists 1001 mocktails. Mocktails are cocktails without alcohol. They look like cocktails, are mixed, garnished and served exactly like cocktails, but omit the alcohol. All recipes listed here are designed to be mixed from stuff easily available in most neighborhoods, Indian or western. Like cocktails, mocktails can be grouped into the major classes listed below.

0.: COBBLER is mixed with soda and sugar

1.: FIX has water, sugar and lemon juice.

2.: FIZZ is mixed with soda and lemon

3.: TOM COLLINS has sugar syrup, lemon and soda.

4.: DAISY is made from Lemon Juice, sugar and pomegranate syrup ( grenadine).

5.: FLIP is an acquired taste as it has raw eggs and sugar.

6.: MINT JULEP has both sugar and crushed mint.

7.: SOUR has powdered sugar, soda and lemon

8.: PUNCH is made from mixed fruit juices.

Creativity is the most important element in a mocktail. Play around with these recipes and shake up your own recipes ! 

3 comments:

easycrafts said...

I just love all your posts and the basic concept of one page cooking...Thanks for participating in the event

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We know for a fact that alcohol can cause various problems to the health, which doesn't sound good at all. This drink is good for the health considering there is no alcohol added to it.

alcohol rehabilitation said...

Nice article about cooking thanks for posting.

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