“An excellent selection of variations on that Cuban classic, the mojito. It’s a delicious drink that any home bartender can easily master with the help of this book. Salud!”—Philip Greene, author of To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion
“The mojito is not just a drink! McPherson introduces us to a world of rum-infused delicious recipes.”—Valerie Aikman-Smith, coauthor of Citrus: Sweet and Savory Sun-Kissed Recipes
“With enticing mojito-inspired recipes, this delightful book will create smiles and thrill palates.”—Lei Shishak, author of Beach House Baking: An Endless Summer of Delicious Desserts
“A perfect guide to delicious drinks and inspired riffs on mojito-esque shrimp, chicken, and steak. Plant some mint and stock up on rum. I feel a party coming on!”—Carla Snyder, coauthor of Sweet and Tart: 70 Irresistible Recipes with Citrus
CELEBRATE THE MOJITO! This book features everything you need to know to make a favorite Caribbean cocktail that has won a place in bars and eateries across the globe.
The basic elements are simple—rum, lime, mint, sugar, and club soda. Food writer Heather McPherson shows how to add and swap ingredients to create flavor-packed variations for every occasion, including a spicy mango mojito with jalapeños, an exotic basil lychee mojito, a sweet and savory peach and rosemary mojito, and even a hot mojito tea.
And it’s more than just a drink. Readers will enjoy recipes for sensational dinners and desserts too, including mojito grilled shrimp salad, mojito strip steak with pico de gallo, cheesecake, cookies, and sugar-kissed meringues.
Transforming an irresistible drink in delightful ways, McPherson invites readers to juice a lime, muddle some mint, and have fun with these creative recipes at home.
Heather McPherson is a writer for EdibleOrlando and a food blogger at Heather’s Florida Kitchen. She is the former food editor for the Orlando Sentinel, a past president of the Association of Food Journalists, and has edited and authored various cookbooks, including Field to Feast: Recipes Celebrating Florida Farmers, Chefs, and Artisans and Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida’s Waters.
Summer will be here soon--and with it, the return of the mojito. Maximize all the minty, boozy fun with this book from a Florida-based food writer. -- Creative Loafing Tampa Bay