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New York : Long live the tequila! Enjoy National margarita Day with these three delicious recipes

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Long live the tequila!  Enjoy National margarita Day with these three delicious recipes

The margarita is one of the most popular and favorite cocktails of all time. A worthy representative of tequila, which pairs perfectly with all kinds of dishes.

Photo: Image by RitaE on Pixabay / Pixabay

Who doesn’t love daisies? Beyond their “fun effect” on a night out, margaritas are also the perfect cocktail to enjoy and pair with delicious dishes. We cannot deny that it is always a good idea to take a break to enjoy one of the most iconic and popular cocktails of all time. The daisy! The most worthy representative of tequila preparations.

Today February 22 is celebrated National daisy day. A cocktail that was created in 1938 in Mexico, by the barman Carlos “Danny” Herrera. The story goes that he prepared it for the first time in a restaurant located in Baja California, almost by accident and the reason was to surprise a famous customer named Marjorie king, dancer of the hit American Broadway theater “Ziegfeld Follies”, who was allergic to spirits but not tequila. The rest is history … Over the years the margarita has become one of the most iconic and classic cocktails of all time.

So in honor of the National Margarita Day, this delicious and refreshing cocktail that has given us so many joys. It’s time to share three original recipes of margaritas made with one of the most recognized Mexican brands: tequila 1800. Being such a drink versatile and easy to prepare, lends itself to creating all kinds of combinations. Here we present the classic margarita recipe (which cannot be missing in your repertoire) and also for the most risky we have other ideas with unexpected twists and flavors.

So today is the perfect day to dust off your shaker or blender to enjoy these extraordinary recipes. It doesn’t matter what your favorite version of margarita is: dry, on the rocks or frappeMaking these cocktails is very easy and a fun activity for tequila lovers.

1. Cranberry Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces 1800 Plata tequila
  • 1 ounce frozen blueberries (previously thawed)
  • 1 ounce rosemary simple syrup (you can substitute for simple syrup)
  • 1 ounce of lime juice
  • Ice to taste
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary

Preparation mode:

  1. In a shaker add the 1800 plata tequila and the thawed blueberries. Shake until the blueberries are crushed and the tequila turns pink.
  2. Add the simple or rosemary syrup, the lemon juice and finish by covering the shaker with ice. Mix until all the ingredients are incorporated and the drink is very cold.
  3. Frost a couple of martini glasses with salt. Pour in the margarita.
  4. If desired, finish by garnishing with a couple of frozen blueberries and a sprig of rosemary as garnish.
Blueberry margarita
Cranberry margarita. / Photo: Pixabay

2. Margarita Summerita

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces 1800 Plata tequila
  • 1 ounce of watermelon juice
  • ½ ounce lime juice
  • ¼ ounce agave syrup
  • Pinch of coriander
  • Champagne or sparkling wine, just a touch to top

Preparation mode:

  1. Add all the ingredients to the shaker. Except for champagne or sparkling wine.
  2. Shake hard and vigorously for 15 seconds.
  3. Strain twice and pour the drink into highball glasses.
  4. Cover with champagne, if you wish add a couple of ice cubes and enjoy.
Watermelon margarita
Watermelon margarita. / Photo: Pixabay

3. Classic daisy

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces 1800 Plata tequila
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • ½ ounce agave syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Ice to taste
  • Lime slice to garnish

Preparation mode:

  1. Add all the ingredients to a shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
  3. Frost two martini glasses with salt.
  4. Strain and pour the liquid into the glasses.
  5. Garnish with a lime or citrus wedge.
Classic Margarita. / Photo: Courtesy

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