A variation on the French Martini, this recipe replaces pineapple for the more exotic, Carribbean flavor of mango. Chambord is one of our favorite cocktail additions -- when we restock our bar, we always make sure a bottle of this is on the list.
In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine all ingredients and shake until frosty and cold
Strain into a martini glass
Originally created for Chambord's worldwide promotion, the key ingredient to this drink is the Chambord liqueur. The unique feature for this drink is that it was created specifically for a liqueur, which means substituting it would leave a bland taste.
A cocktail that went from a solid sour by Tony Cecchini to Carrie Bradshaw's sugary signature. But this version brings the drink back to its authentic roots. And remember, a proper Cosmo should be pink. If it's red, it's wrong.
A sparkling wine-based cocktail traditionally served in the northern part of Italy during "apertif hour". Essential to the spritz is an Italian bitter orange liqueur such as Aperol, which is in the same family as Campari but a little less bitter and a little more refined. This Simple Aperol Spritz is fairly low in alcohol, luckily, because it goes down a little too easily! Cin cin!