Guavas vary in size, shape and color. Cava is produced using the traditional method of sparkling wine production (also referred to as the Champagne method). To a cocktail shaker filled with ice add gin, lime juice and 4 tablespoons guava syrup. This long weekend has been all about perfecting our first Sweet and Sabroso signature cocktail: the Gin Guava-tini Cava Cocktail. www.sweetandsabroso.com/2017/09/gin-guava-tini-cava-cocktail Once guava syrup is cool, place in blender and blend until smooth, strain and refrigerate. Guava Fruit Photo Credit: Ned Napa/shuttershock.com. They have a very unique sweet-acidic flavor when ripe, which some consider similar in flavor to strawberry mixed with pear. Remove from heat; cool completely. They can be as small as a plum or as large as an apple, round or pear-shaped and red or greenish-white in color. Thank you for visiting, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! « Dulce de Leche Ice Cream in Piloncillo Tortilla Cups. However, most Cava is non-vintage, generally lower in acidity than Champagne and made in an approachable, easy-drinking style that is perfect for enjoying alone or in a cocktail. © 2017 Sweet and Sabroso | Terms of Use | Privacy | Website by Tiffany Kelley Design|ProPhoto Site. Our goal was to create a cocktail that embodies the essence of our blog in a glass. Shake well and pour over two glasses filled with ice. It had been in the making for more than a year and the pandemic offered enough time to experiment and conduct multiple trials. They call it Perry Road Peru and claim it is the first made-in-India distilled cocktail. Depending on where you live, finding good quality fresh guava fruit on demand can be challenging, so for our Gin Guava-tini Cava Cocktail we opted to use store bought, Kern’s Guava (Guayaba) Nectar, an excellent substitute! Holding cocktail glass upside down, use a lime wedge to moisten the rim of the glass. Strain into prepared cocktail glasses. Remove from heat; cool completely. Let us know what you think when you try it!September 10, 2017 – 8:32 PMReplyCancel. * To sugar the rims, pour sugar onto a plate. Add crushed ice and shake until chilled. HAPPY LABOR DAY! We're the Velasco sisters, co-founders of Sweet and Sabroso, a new food and wine blog inspired by our Spanish-Cuban heritage, love of food and wine and all things sweet and savory. Log in. Tasting Notes: Easy to drink, golden yellow in color with delicate bubbles and subtle flavors of green apple and grapefruit. As the name suggests, our Gin Guava-tini Cava Cocktail is topped off with Cava, a sparkling wine from Spain, the vast majority of which comes from vineyards in Cataluña (Catalunya) centered in and around the municipality of Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Your email address will not be published. The traditional grape varieties used to make Cava are Macabeo (Viura), Xarel-lo and Parellada for white Cava and Garnacha and Monastrell for rosé Cava. Top with chilled Perrier L’Orange and garnish with guava wedges and lime slices. The Careless Whisper Cocktail {Inspired by George Michael}. Guava Ginger Zinger Cocktail Recipe | Recipes From A Pantry In a saucepan boil water, sugar and guavas until all sugar is dissolved. Shake well and pour over two glasses filled with ice. Blush-pink in colour, the gin-based drink has the robust flavours of botanicals and the faintest taste of guava. If Cuba had a national fruit, it would undoubtedly be guava! a Pinch of Spain, a Dash of Cuba in a glass! Sweet and Sabroso http://www.sweetandsabroso.com/wordpress/, Fresh Fig, Manchego Cheese and Jamón Ibérico Salad Recipe, Prepare two cocktail glasses with sugared rims.*. Top with chilled Perrier L’Orange and garnish with guava wedges and lime slices. « Creamy Spanish Cold Tomato Soup (Salmorejo) RecipeFresh Fig, Manchego Cheese and Jamón Ibérico Salad Recipe », Patricia - This looks so good!September 4, 2017 – 8:04 PMReplyCancel, Barbara Velasco - Thank you Patricia! Enter your email address below to receive free blog updates straight to your inbox! Reduce heat and simmer until guavas are tender, about 8 minutes. In addition to being consumed fresh, it is used to make a myriad of desserts, pastries, jellies, jams, cookies, cakes, juices and more. To a cocktail shaker filled with ice add gin, lime juice and 4 tablespoons guava syrup. The Cava we used is produced by the Carbó family-owned Cavas Blancher as a tribute to their founder, Antoni Capdevila Pujol: Grape Varieties: Macabeo (Viura), Xarel-lo and Parellada. Add gin, guava nectar, grapefruit juice and lime juice to a cocktail shaker. 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