- 1 tsp white sugar
- a good squeeze of lime or lemon juice
- a handful of mint sprigs, (don’t cut off the stalks as these contain essential oils vital for the flavour of the drink)
- soda water, to serve
- 50ml white rum
- a dash of Angostura bitters
- lime slices, to serve
Put the sugar in the bottom of a glass and pour the citrus juice over to just cover it.
Add 2 long sprigs of mint. Muddle (gently pound) the juice, sugar and mint.
Add ice to the top of the glass, fill the glass two-thirds full with soda water.
Add the rum.
Stir and add a dash of Angostura bitters.
Top with slices of lime.
- 1 part Tequilla
- 1 part Triple sec
- 1 part Lime Juice
Frost the rim of a cocktail glass with salt.
Shake all the ingredients together with cracked ice.
Pour into the glass.