Mambo Mixers: Recipes for 50 Lucious Latin Cocktails and 20 Tantalizing Tapas
Hora de cscteles: cocktail hour in Latin America. Step into a bar in Buenos Aires in the early evening and you'll see friends savoring a few small ... Show synopsis Hora de cscteles: cocktail hour in Latin America. Step into a bar in Buenos Aires in the early evening and you'll see friends savoring a few small tapas and enjoying a drink, perhaps a bellini, fresh peach nectar combined with champagne and kissed with fresh raspberries, or a lime-infused caipirinha. With "Mambo Mixers", Arlen Gargagliano takes readers on a sumptuous sojourn into the bars, homes, and parties of our Latin American neighbors, from Mexico to Argentina. She serves up recipes for 50 enticing cocktails and 20 piquant tapas, all made with easy-to-find ingredients, along with lots of serving suggestions and make-ahead tips. The Kiwi Caipirinha, Classic Cuban Daiquiri, and Peruvian Winter Wine are among the featured drinks, accompanied by such tapas as Crisp Toasts with Chimichurri, Tortilla Espaqola, and Dominican Shrimp Croquettes. With virtually limitless cocktail hour combinations, "Mambo Mixers" offers a sampling of the tropical and savory pleasures found just south of the border.