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Today I share 5 delicious drinks from Latin America!

There are singing birds, the trees are in blossom and the sun is showing more often. What a good start of weather for spring. With this nice weather, of course a cold drink is needed. Well, they have in Latin America ? . Below are 5 delicious drinks that you can make at home and enjoy in the garden or on the balcony!


Peruvian Pisco Sour

Step 1: Put 50ml pisco*, 20ml sugar syrup30ml fresh lemon juice and a protein into the shaker and add ice cubes.

Step 2: Shake the shaker as hard as possible and then put the drink into a glass.

Step 3: Finally add three drops of Angostura bitters. These ensure fixation of the foam layer on the cocktail.

*Pisco Sour is both a Peruvian and a Chilean drink. Pisco is a strong local drink produced in both countries.

Cuban Daiquiri

Step 1: Put 50ml white rum30ml freshly squeezed lime juice20ml sugar syrup, and an egg white into the shaker and add ice cubes.

Step 2: Shake the shaker as hard as possible and then pour the drink into a glass.

Step 3: Garnish with a slice of lime.

How do I make a sugar rim? Fill a saucer with water and a saucer with sugar. Hold the glass upside down and first dip a rim in the water and then in the sugar. Dry for at least fifteen minutes before pouring the drink into the glass.v


Brazilian Caipirinha

Step 1: mash lime and sugar

Step 2: Fill a glass with crushed ice cubes and 50ml of Cachaca*.

Step 3: Garnish with a slice of lime.

*Cachaca is a Brazilian white rum. Brazilians consume most of the production of this rum themselves. About 1.5 trillion liters per year. In the rest of the world this is about 15 million liters a year. Brazilians love Cachaca and will make your drink strong!

Argentina Wine

Argentina has 210,000 hectares of vineyards. What makes it the largest wine producing country in South America. Mendoza is the largest and most important wine-growing area. About three quarters of all wine is produced in the area. Because the country has a wide variety of climate types, numerous grape varieties can be cultivated. Wines from Mendoza are literally of a high level; the grapes grow here on the highest places in the world.

Colombian Smoothie (non-alcoholic)

Colombia offers immense variety when it comes to fruit. The country has many exotic fruits with which they can make delicious smoothies and shakes. Most of them we can not make in the Netherlands. This is a smoothie that you can make at home:

Beet, banana and orange smoothie
Put half a beetroot, whole banana and a whole orange in the blender. Would you like the smoothie a little sweeter? Add a little honey!