Cold winter evening a wonderful occasion for the organization
party with friends. To the party was not boring and banal, we offer you 10 unusual recipes for cocktails with the product, inhabiting almost every refrigerator - ketchup!
In contrast to the tomato juice or paste, ketchup has a bright taste and aroma and enables a creative personality with a certain degree of imagination to make a splash in any company.
It must be remembered that the taste of tomatoes will be one of the basic components. Therefore it is necessary to pay attention to the choice of ketchup, he must necessarily be natural, that is, it consists only of tomatoes, natural vinegar and spices, such as, Heinz. Prevention is very important, as some modern manufacturers use instead of cheaper tomatoes zucchini, apples or pumpkin, and then flavored and embellish them, leading to the tomato taste, smell and consistency.
Let's start with an aperitif. Feel like a real bartender, mixing some spectacular cocktails with vodka, gin, sambuca, tequila or brandy, spending less than three minutes each. In good, a good idea to periodically arranging a party, make the house a shaker and a measuring cup, though, if you can boast of a good eye, then it can do without these gadgets.
Let's start with the classics. Bartenders there such a thing as the "Oyster" (from the English word "oyster"). This cocktail, which, from whatever he was, always floats whole raw egg yolk - looks vaguely reminiscent of oyster in the shell. To drink in one gulp, so the amount should be small cocktail.
Cocktail "Oyster" - "Oyster"
20 grams of vodka, 15 g of natural ketchup, 1 egg, parsley, salt and pepper.
Separate the yolk of chicken (should work out in advance, because he has to keep in shape and not spread). All other ingredients are placed in a shaker or any deep bowl. Stir well and strain into a cocktail glass. Then gently, for example, in a tablespoon, transferred to the yolk. Top need to add salt and pepper (and then, and another - on the tip of a knife, or just to taste) and sprinkle with finely chopped parsley.
Based on the classic "Oysters" professional bartenders and chefs prepare their own smoothies by adding a couple of new ingredients.
Cocktail "Yellow oyster" - "Yellow Oyster"
30 grams of vodka, 5 g of natural ketchup, Dijon (French) mustard sauce "Uotchester" (votchersky) and one quail egg.
Separate the yolk quail egg. All other ingredients are put in a shaker. Stir well and strain into a cocktail glass. Then gently move back yolk.
Or, if you want another oyster, this time all the meadow - a cocktail is usually half the translated name "Lugovoi Oyster".
Cocktail "Oyster Meadow" - "Meadow Oyster"
25 grams of cognac, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon ketchup (catsup or chili), salt and pepper on the tip of the knife.
Separate the yolks from the protein. All other ingredients are put in a shaker. Stir well and strain into a cocktail glass. Then gently move to the yolk, sprinkle it with lemon juice or wine vinegar. If desired, sprinkle with finely chopped parsley or basil.
And if the classic "Oyster" add lemon and tomato juice, it will have "shaman."
Cocktail "Shaman" - "Shaman"
20 grams of vodka, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of tomato juice, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon ketchup (catsup or chili), salt and pepper on the tip of the knife.
Separate the yolks from the protein. All other ingredients are put in a shaker. Stir well and strain into a cocktail glass. Then gently move back yolk. If desired, sprinkle with chopped parsley very finely or cilantro, given that she and the other herb has a strong characteristic taste and smell.
Cocktail "Red bad guy" - "Bad Red"
50 g of gin, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of ketchup, 100 ml of tomato juice, ice cubes, salt and pepper.
Stir in a shaker gin, tomato juice and ice (2-3 cubes), pour into a tall glass (highball), add the remaining ingredients. Drinking through a straw.
Cocktail "Dragon's Breath" - "Dragon's Breath"
30 grams of vodka, 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup (catsup or chili), crushed ice.
Put ingredients in a shaker, mix well. Pour into a pile. Drink in one gulp.
Essential ingredient of next cocktail, called "Kibitka" or "wagon" is a herbal liqueur. If you like the taste, be sure to get a couple of bottles for the future: This liqueur is useful for making some interesting cocktails.
Cocktail "Kibitka" - "Wagon"
50 g of hard liquor with herbs, such as the Czech "Becherovka" or German "Jägermeister", in extreme cases, come up and "Riga Black Balsam", diluted with water at a ratio of 2: 1 (most importantly, that the taste was bitter, pungent aroma - significantly grass, and the fortress - not less than 35%), 1 teaspoon tomato ketchup (or 2 drops of chilli ketchup) and pepper on the tip of the knife.
Liquor is poured into a glass, add ketchup and stir (or drip ketchup and chili stir). Drink in one gulp.
Cocktail "Red Snapper" ("red snapper") - "Red Snapper"
50 g of gin, 125 ml of tomato juice, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup (or 1 teaspoon chili ketchup), 2 drops of sauce "Uochester" salt and pepper on the tip of the knife.
Mix all the ingredients in a shaker with a few ice cubes. Fill a cocktail tumbler, leaving the ice in a shaker.
Cocktail "Red Dog" - "Red Dog"
20 g of light Sambuca, 20 g of light tequila, 1 teaspoon ketchup diluted with water in ratio 1: 1, pepper pinch.
Pour into a tall, narrow glass of sambuca, dipped in a glass knife with a wide blade and on it very carefully, pour ketchup, pepper, followed by the knife gently pour the tequila. The idea is to get a three-layered cocktail. And no - Mix all stick and plug jaunty straw.
Cocktail "Tequila Maria" - "Tequila Maria"
25g light tequila, tomato juice 50 ml, 10 ml lemon juice, 1 teaspoon ketchup (catsup or chili), salt and pepper on the tip of a knife, ice. Mint and a slice of lime to decorate and flavor.
A few ice cubes to put in a tall glass, pour all the ingredients to mix. Depending on your preferences garnish with a slice of lime, a sprig of mint or celery.
Despite the fact that alcohol - high-calorie stuff, many after drinking played hardball appetite. Of course, you can pre-arrange and order a pizza or sushi, or prepare their own snacks.
French sandwich "Snack Parisians"
baguette, tomatoes, garlic, ketchup, cheese, ham, salami and dry Provencal herbs.
Heat oven to 150 ° C. Baguette cut diagonally along. Place the slices on a cut fresh tomatoes on top, alternating - salami, ham and cheese, then decorate with ketchup, grated cheese, sprinkle with Provencal herbs. Shots foil or paper baking pan or frying pan, put it on sandwiches, place in oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.
Snack Haute cuisine
If you want to thoroughly zamorochitsya plunge and friends and colleagues in a state of shock, having submitted personally prepared gourmet cuisine have to stock up abruptly. But the effect is obtained and stunning.
Salad-cocktail of vodka with ketchup and "Open Russia"
¼ cup tomato ketchup, 40 g pickled shrimp or crayfish, ½ piece. salad of onions, 10 g of fennel, 30 g of stalks of celery, 40 g peeled and chopped cherry tomatoes, ½ teaspoon of sauce "Uochester", ½ teaspoon of horseradish, 1 teaspoon of vodka, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil , lettuce, basil, black pepper, lime, a pinch of sugar.
Celery, fennel, salad onions cut into small cubes and marinate in grape seed oil mixed with half of lime juice and sugar. Tomatoes marinate in olive oil with lime juice and chopped basil. Then add the ketchup, horseradish sauce "Uochester" vodka, season with black pepper and mix well. Serve in a cocktail glass or a small salad bowl, catching shrimp on edge and garnish with basil leaves.