Sometimes with food blogging it seems there is a prerequisite to provide a pithy story along with every recipe. But, despite my deep enjoyment for cooking, eating and drinking, I often struggle for particularly pithy prose (but not for alliteration). Luckily, this week’s drink actually does have a decent story attached, so I guess my blogging karma is good today.
Recently we have been playing with rum cocktails, and one of the classics is the Hemingway Daiquiri. It is a combination of rum, lime, grapefruit, maraschino and/or sugar. Hemingway, being the “manly-man” that he, was preferred his with “twice the rum and none of the sugar”. Having read a few Hemingway bios, my guess is that he ordered it that way, but probably drank it with the normal recipe. Papa could be a showman at times… Continue reading