Grapefruit Wonderfizz…

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This is the season of colour, spring is knocking on our door and what we have is the festival of colour on our doorstep. And if you are as big a procrastinator as me then this recipe will suit you. I depend on great ingredient quality which then makes simple recipes stand out. In this situation the great ingredient is grapefruit.

So a great fruit is showcased in this beautiful peachy pink cocktail. Its my take on a mimosa where I have used a late harvest Chenin Blanc to sweeten the grapefruit juice and topped with a brut. Simple elegant and easy drinking.

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Ingredients:

300ml grapefruit juice
100ml late harvest
6slices grapefruit
6sprigs mint
1bottle brut/ prosecco/

  1. Arrange the slices of grapefruit on the flute walls.
  2. Add the grapefruit juice just about half of the flute. Top the grapefruit juice with a splash of Chenin Blanc
  3. Top the flutes with brut. add a sprig of mint on top.
  4. Clink glasses and enjoy.

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P.S.

Watch:
Julia and Julia – for all food lovers and French food lovers a must watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozRK7VXQl-k

Listen:
Van Morrison – Into the mystic -I wanna rock your gypsy soul / Just like way back in the days of old / Then magnificently we will float / Into the mystic…  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEvsDuJYEnI
The Dears – lights off..do us all a favour, admit thy defeat  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWeoruYLmYc
The Generationals – When they fight , they fight  – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w45SZvEKMME

Read:
Blog: Hint of Vanilla. this blog and its pictures generates serious craving. http://www.hintofvanillablog.com
Book:
All the light we cannot see – http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18143977-all-the-light-we-cannot-see
Poem:
The complete poetry – Maya Angelou only for the most wonderful poem on women. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/48985

“I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It’s the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I’m a woman
Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,
That’s me. “

– Maya Angelou

Happy International Woman’s Day

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