Caipirinha Festival

Ingredients 60 ml of cachaça ½ tablespoon of sugar 2 slices of starfruit Passion fruit 2 pineapple wedges 1 pineapple ice lolly Method: Put the ice cream in the glass. In the cocktail shaker place the fruits and sugar, muddle well. Add a little ice, then the cachaça and shake. Pour into the glass with ice cream inside.

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Check here the list of bars and restaurants participating in LONDON CAIPIRINHA FESTIVAL 2017! You can already call friends and organise a tasting of caipirinhas that compete for the title of “Best caipirinha of London 2017”! Do not forget to visit www.londoncaipfest.co.uk to vote for your favourite caipirinha as well as in the various categories that participate in the competition. BARS AND RESTAURANTS PARTICIPANTS OF THE LONDON CAIPIRINHA FESTIVAL 2017: Salsa Bar! Charing Cross Salsa Bar! Temple Bistro Requinte Café Pacífico Café Rio Floripa Freud Café Juju’s Bar and Stage Las Iguanas Spitalfields Market Las Iguanas Stratford Westfield Made in…

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Every country has its own famous distilled drink. In Brazil, it’s cachaça, or pinga, and it’s used do make one of the most famous cocktails in the world, the Caipirinha There is no Brazilian who doesn’t know cachaça and there is no visitor to Brazil who doesn’t get to know it. Cachaça, along with Brazil’s intoxicating happiness, is the country’s trademark. Every Brazilian has affection for its strong aroma and potency. Cachaça, however, is not to be drunk without respect. Its alcoholic content can vary from 38% to 48%, which is considerable when you think that a regular beer will…

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London set to stage the flavoursome festival designed to promote Brazilian cocktails, gastronomy and culture in the UK VBRATA UK (Visit Brazil Travel & Cultural Association) has announced the first edition of the London Caipirinha Festival in partnership with the Embassy of Brazil in London. The festival will run from 5 – 17 September 2017 in participating London-based bars and restaurants. The festival seeks to celebrate Brazil’s vivacious spirit, and in particular put one item from the country’s rich gastronomic heritage centre stage: the caipirinha. The London Caipirinha Festival – the largest Brazilian cocktail and gastronomy competition of its…

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The preparation and quantities are nearly always the same, but by varying the ingredients you can surprise your friends with different types of fruit The traditional caipirinha, known universally by Brazilians, is made with only a few basic ingredients: 50ml of cachaça, 2 table spoons of sugar, 1 lime and some ice.  Simple enough, but be warned, if you don’t know what you’re doing your cocktail might not go down quite as expected. Preparing the perfect caipirinha is an art, and today we will show you how to be the artist. Let’s get started. Glass – use a classic tumbler,…

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VBRATA – Visit Brazil Travel & Cultural Association in partnership with the Embassy of Brazil in London and partners are pleased to announce the London Caipirinha Festival 2017. The official dates are from 5 to 17 September, when London-based bars and restaurants will compete to be crowned as “London’s Best Caipirinha”, amongst other categories. The London Caipirinha Festival 2017, organised by VBRATA, will start on Tuesday, 5 September, with a twelve-day Caipirinha Competition (5 to 17 September 2017) with bars and restaurants being voted by consumers in various categories. The competition is easy and interactive; London-based consumers, who having sampled…

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The Caipirinha, the quintessential Brazilian cocktail, continues to reinvent itself and attract evermore people to its legion of fans Legend has it that in 1918, in the interior of São Paulo, cachaça used to be mixed with lemon, garlic and honey as a remedy for the Spanish flu. But then, one day, someone decided to remove the garlic and honey and replace it with sugar and ice. And right there, a drink was created that has since become a national treasure, as well as a huge international success. The fact is that people are always inventing new recipes given the…

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