Sangria: Fun and Festive Recipes
Sangria -- From classic Spanish sangria to sparkling raspberry lemoncello, Sangria offers pitcher-perfect recipes for fruity wine and champagne drinks, plus tapas perfect for easy entertaining. With recipes for red, white, and sparkling sangria, these concoctions will turn any party into a full-blown fiesta. The sangria repertoire kicks off with fun-to-make recipes such as zesty Spanish Harlem Sangria, Sangria Caliente with a tequila kick, and Lime and Roses Rose Sangria blooming with the perfect melding of citrus and rose wine. Tapas offerings make the perfect complement with a summer ensalada of ripe Bosc pears or tasty Citrus Zest Olives. Sangria has a colorful history, which author Mittie Hellmich covers with her typical flair in a lively introduction. Red, white, or sparkling, the best is la sangria! Mittie Hellmich is a photographer and columnist for the Oregonian. Her photographs have appeared in a variety of books, including Highballs High Heels, Atomic Cocktails, and Beaches (0-8118-2650-3). She lives in Portland. Victoria Pearson is a Los Angeles–based photographer. Her photographs have appeared in several books including Sangria (0-8118-4290-8), Party Appetizers (0-8118-4292-4), and The Cheese Course (0-8118-2541-8).