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I am a new age Australian resident that is experiencing this new continent with a fresh set of eyes. 

I write on a wide range of topics. Well, I write on food. There you have it, I write on a wide range of food as well. 


Five brilliant cocktails to make at home for your lady or man.

Planning to stay at home and celebrate Valentine’s Day? With some good food and these fabulous cocktails, you should be able to seduce the coolest heart. 

Great cocktails for your Valentine.

Great cocktails for your Valentine. Pic: Shutterstock

Here are five gorgeous cocktails to set hearts and romance racing.

Limoncello Collins

Ingredients

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Ice
  • 10ml lemon juice
  • Tall glass
  • 120ml soda water
  • Method

    In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine , and 10ml freshly squeezed lemon juice.

    Shake well and strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Top with 120ml of soda water. Garnish with a bunch of lemon wheels.

    Classic Amaretto

    Ingredients

  • 90ml sweet-and-sour mix
  • Splash of lemon-lime soda, such as 7 Up or Sprite
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Ice
  • Sugar for rim
  • Method

    Combine and shake the liqueur and mix in a cocktail shaker.

    Pour the contents into a glass and add crushed ice and as many cherries as desired.

    For an elegant touch, dip the rim of the glass in lemon juice and coat it with granulated sugar before adding the liquid and cherries to the glass.

    Molinari Mojito

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 freshly squeezed lime
  • 5 or 6 mint leaves
  • Still water
  • Method

    Prepare the drink directly into the glass. Mash lime and mint leaves

    Add , ice cubes, stir and mix. Finally, add water.

    Moscow Mule Mimosas

    Ingredients

  • Sugar for rim
  • 1 lime, sliced into rounds
  • 120ml ginger beer
  • 120ml Prosecco
  • 60ml orange juice
  • Method

    Rim two glasses with a slice of lime and dip in sugar. Divide , ginger beer, prosecco, and orange juice into two glasses. Serve.

    And finally, for the whisky lovers.

    The Godfather

    Ingredients

  • Method

    Fill a glass about two-thirds of the way with ice. Add whiskey and amaretto. Stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

    Strain into ice-filled rocks glass. Serve

    So go ahead, try these cocktails and let me know if it made your relationship stronger.

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