If you long to lounge on a tropical island, but can't afford the time (or the money) to go, this book brings an authentic taste of the islands to your home -- wherever that home may be.
Gorgeously produced with lots of full color photographs, the book is filled with over 75 delicious, thirst quenching recipes featuring vodka, tequila and of course, rum. Now you can make those fancy tropical cocktails (like the ones served with the little umbrellas at home. The author even teaches you how to stock your bar, as well as prepare homemade essential mixers like sweet and sour mix and simple syrups.
To bring you even more of a taste of the islands, you'll find a chapter of appetizers, snack and cocktail party hors d'oeuvres recipes. Teetotalers and kids will appreciate the non-alcoholic drink chapter. And to make this book as much fun to read as it is to use for recipes, peppered throughout are quotes and excerpts about the islands from such notables as Robert Louis Stevenson and Ernest Hemingway. Jennifer even includes musical selections that are particularly appropriate to set the atmosphere for each cocktail.
Everything you need to throw a fabulous Tiki/Caribbean themed celebration is in this book. This also makes a wonderful gift for bar/cocktail/south seas aficionados.
See the Related Recipes box below for sample recipes from this book.