Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Pisco Sours

Pisco is a liquer manufactured from distilled wine like eau de vie. It is prepared in Northern Chile where grapes grow in hot, dry summer weather. Get in the mood for your fall Latin feast with a few of these delicious drinks.
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  • Level: Easy
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Ingredients

2 jiggers Pisco

1 tablespoon superfine sugar

Juice from 1/2 a lemon

1/2 an eggwhite (optional)

1 cup crushed ice

Caipirinha:

1 lime

2 ounces cachaca

2 to 3 teaspoons superfine sugar

Ice cubes

Directions

  1. Put everything in a cocktail mixer and shake vigorously. Strain into stemmed cocktail glasses.

Caipirinha:

  1. Wash the lime and roll in on a board to loosen the juices. Cut the lime into about 8 pieces and place them in a double rocks glass. Sprinkle with the sugar and crush the limes with a pestle or large wooden spoon. Add the cachaca and stir to mix and dissolve the sugar. Add the ice and stir again. It's delicious and potent!