A Puerto Rican Moment …. “It Happens …. Start Making Coquito …. yes”!!


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~~September 27, 2016~~ 

WHAT IS COQUITO?

There’s no where in the world where Christmas is celebrated as early and for so long as in Puerto Rico.

For Puerto Ricans, Christmas starts after Thanksgiving Day.

After this holiday, Christmas continues for eight days after Epiphany Day (January 6).

We call these extra eight days ‘las octavitas’.

Therefore, don’t be surprise if ‘coquito’ is already in the minds of many Puerto Ricans.

We have to get the ‘coquito’ started because it needs some time for the drink to ‘age’ a bit.

It’s a sweet, yummy eggnog-like drink with a lot of ‘punch’!

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Coquito is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage traditionally served in Puerto Rico. It is generally made with rum, coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Wikipedia
Main alcohol: Rum
Ingredients: 28 oz Coconut milk, 14 oz Condensed milk, 2 Egg yolks, Vanilla, to taste, 16 oz Rum
Preparation: Place ingredients into blender, blend until well mixed. Pour into a bottle and refrigerate until cold. Serve in small glasses and sprinkle top lightly with nutmeg.
Served: Strained
Standard garnish: Cinnamon, Nutmeg
Drinkware: Shot glass

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~~September 17, 2016~~ 

 EARLY MORNING COFFEE

“Now that I had my morning fuel, I’m good to go.”

Said a coffee drinker.

I myself never drink coffee.

I’m a tea drinker.

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~~June 5, 2016~~ 

CAFE CON LECHE

Café con leche (Spanish: “coffee with milk“) is a Spanish white coffee beverage. It is somewhat more similar to the Italian caffelatte (or the Anglo version, latte) than to the French café au lait. A latte, however, is made with espresso. Café con leche is a coffee beverage consisting of strong or bold coffee (usually espresso) mixed with scalded milk in approximately a 1:1 ratio.

Sugar or sweetener is added according to taste.

The beverage is extremely common in Spain, in many Latin American countries, the Philippines and communities around the world.

In Puerto Rico, café con leche is a local breakfast staple.

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