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Sgroppino: a Refreshing and Digestive Venetian Drink
Rossini Cocktail and Homemade Savoury Biscuits
In the Rossini cocktail, as in many other Italian drinks like the Spritz Aperol, Hugo Spritz, Bellini and Negroni sbagliato, the strong alcoholic component is usually the sparkling Prosecco wine.
The Prosecco is a white wine produced from the Glera grapes in the hillside vineyards of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia (Northeast Italian regions). Depending on your taste, you can make the Rossini cocktail with dry Prosecco (17–32 g/l of residual sugar), extra dry (12–17 g/l ) or brut (up to 12 g/l). For an uplifting summer aperitif, we recommend pairing this delicious cocktail with these appetising savoury biscuits.
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New Year’s Eve cocktails
In Italy, it is very common to await the arrival of the New Year gathering with friends around a dining table. There is no better occasion than the New Year’s Eve party for giving vent to your creativity by preparing a fizzy and twinkling cocktail!
If you want to pair them with some appetizers, try the followings: bruschette, grilled polenta with baccala mantecato, scallops au gratin, focaccia barese.
…and now we just have to wish you a sparkling 2017!
Hugo Spritz cocktail and filled Tomato Appetizers
It’s with a hint of nostalgia that we publish our new post…but we couldn’t not to share with you the recipe of Hugo Spritz, the aperitif that we’ve been sipping, together with good friends, by the sea, during our hot Italian summer.
Since the weather in Denmark seems to be promising for the next days, why don’t try it out, accompanied by fresh and healthy filled cherry tomatoes?
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