Scrumptious Lamb With Bold And Smooth Whiskey
Mot whikey pairing involve cheee and chocolate. But ha it ever occurred to you that you can broaden the whikey food-pairing repertoire? When you invite your betie over for a umptuou weekend dinner, a gourmet expedition i not a bad idea. It will unfold experience untold.The Scot have been pairing whikey with lamb ince long. But thi combination ha not found way to dinner table in everal region which include South Africa. It i common to erve meal with beer and wine but whikey till remain a digetif.If you have a lovely piece of lamb waiting in your fridge, why not combine it with your guet’ favorite whikey thi time? Unle you are a whikey enthuiat, pairing lamb and whikey can be an intereting challenge.A the flavor of whikey can be complex, one hould be careful with the pice ued a ingredient for the lamb. For rich lamb dihe, a robut and picy whikey with long finih, uch a Glenfiddich Red Oak would be the perfect complement. A lamb teak goe well with blackcurrant and plum flavor of whikey. Single malt cotch i the perfect accompaniment to ucculent lamb chop. Serve the ingle malt neat with a light plah of pring water. Thi allow the cotch’ aromatic complexitie to unravel and meld gradually with the ditinctive flavor of lamb.A delicate balance need to be achieved when pairing whikey with lamb a the pirit’ robut and playful flavor profile may overpower the dih.Lamb with dried fruit i a popular dih which you may have already experimented with. The ingredient include apricot, date, plum, cinnamon, olive oil and black pepper. Among the gold-tandard malt, Highland Park 12 would go well with thi innovative lamb dih. A the ucculent meat fall apart under the mild preure of the fork and find way to the tate bud, the whikey’ flavor eamlely mingle with the tate of the meat and pice. Sweet moky finih and a herry component of the liquor will tand out on the noe. You could alo experiment with HP 18, which may turn out even better.A dram of whikey alo make a good match with barbecued pring lamb. One of the bet way to cook pring lamb i to keep it imple. Intead of garlic ue freh hallot which add a rich flavor to the low-cooked gravy. Throw in few prig of roemary in the barbeque ember which add the perfect flavor to the mild, ilky pring lamb. A non-peated whikey uch a the Glen Fiddich 15-year old will clearly bring out the weetne of thi heavenly pairing. Do not mi out on thi if you are hoting a ummer outdoor cookout. The whikey tate even better after the outdoor grilling pleaure.Doing a dih hearty and ophiticated i important if you want to earn the title of the “perfect hot.” You may not want to match up to what i erved in a Michelin three-tar retaurant but a imple deire for the flavor of whikey to come through can be eaily realized. So pour yourelf a dram, wear the apron and embark on a delightful culinary adventure.
Monkey Business with Blenders Pride [The Manhattan Cocktail]
The Manhattan is a true prodigal whisky based cocktail, named after the club where it was first created, The Manhattan Club, and since then, it has never been out of vogue. A particular favourite of partygoers all over the world, this delicious concoction may be lots of things, but three things it is for sure and they are – delicious, simple and easily adaptable to just about any kind of whisky you prefer! It is true that Bourbon or Rye whiskey can be an elusive and steep proposition at times, but with an exceptional substitute such as Blenders Pride at hand, you needn’t worry much about anything except for buying enough ingredients for all the guests that will form a beeline to your party. Blenders Pride is a fantastic blend of imported Scotch malts from none other than the Chivas Brothers, and the finest Indian grain whiskies making it an impeccable choice for whisky drinks such as the Monkey Business, an interesting spin on the Manhattan. Here’s everything you will need to whip up your new favourite whisky cocktail in no time.Read More
HOME ON THE RANGE TO SPRUCE UP THE NEXT COCKTAIL PARTY
Here is a cocktail to transport you to the home on the range that you’ve been dreaming of since childhood. Or the home on the range that you actually inhabited as a child. To quote some new age mumbo jumbo, you’ve got to visualise what you want most into being. Put on your favourite old Stetson thinking hat, and visualise the deer and the antelope roaming on the range. Alternately, you could have a cowboy-themed cocktail party and reminisce about the range with your friends.Read More
CRANK IT UP A NOTCH WITH THE CASSIS
We came across this whiskey cocktail and immediately thought about sharing it with you guys. The best part about it is its uniqueness. But what is it that makes it unique? It is the exotic combination of whiskey and crème de cassis that does. Well, yes, Cassis as we all know is a quaint town, situated east of Marseille, in southern France. It is a hugely popular tourist destination, however, crème de cassis is not something that was created and conceived there. It is Burgundy, another French region that gave birth to cassis, the liqueur. Both Burgundy and crème de cassis owe their etymologies to blackcurrants. Crème de cassis is a sweet and dark red liqueur that’s made from blackcurrants. It is primarily used in making cocktails. Interestingly, it is also served as a frappe post dinner. So this coming weekend, crank it up a notch with a whiskey Cassis!Read More