Margarita

Finding reliably refreshing cocktail recipes for the summer is always tricky, but this one will hit the spot!

Cooking with Corinna

It’s British Summer Time, and the sun is shining! What better excuse do you need to drink cocktails? My favourite is the Margarita. The combination of sour, sweet, salt and booze is unbeatable in my book.

Ingredients:

Limes – 2 small-medium

Sugar – 1 teaspoon

Silver Tequila – 1 fluid ounce

Triple Sec – ½ fluid ounce

Salt – in a salt shaker

Ice – 8 cubes

Equipment: Knife, citrus juicer, cocktail shaker, shot measure, margarita glass

Method:

  1. Half the limes, and juice them.
  2. Add to the cocktail shaker with the sugar, 2-3 ice cubes and the alcohol.
  3. Put the lid on and shake well until you can’t hear the ice (that means it’s melted).
  4. Take one on the juiced lime halves and rub it around the rim of the glass.
  5. Hold the glass over the sink, pointing downwards, and pour the salt over, turning the glass slowly, so the…

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