Sangria

  • CX838

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    Apr 11, 2015 11:23 AM GMT
    Sangria is always a perfect house party drink. And now share my family recipe with you guys.

    1 bottle portion:
    Cheapest red wine
    Sugar
    Water
    Salt a little
    Orange with peel x 2
    Strawberry x 1 pack
    Peach x 2
    Apple X 1
    Rosemary 1 tb
    Cinnamon 1 tb

    Steps:
    1 - chop all fruits into small pieces and mix together
    2 - get around 15-20% of mixed fruit into a bowl for later use
    3 - get a pot and fill the fruit in
    4 - fill in 1/5 bottle of wine then water just can cover the fruits. Put the bottle in the frig and keep it cold
    5 - boil the fruit and add quite a lot of sugar to caramelized the fruit
    6 - taste it but don't worry it is too sweet like eating Mars
    7 - Put salt, rosemary and cinnamon powder in and let it boil 10 minutes or until you see the fruit is totally cooked and soft then cool down awhile
    8 - pour the fruit and liquid in a big bowl or container and mixed the bottle of wine in and put in the frig until it is cold
    9 - get a strain to separate the cooked fruit out ( I would keep the fruit to bake sangria cake sometimes)
    10 - fill in that small portion uncooked fruit in before you serve

    *Sangria cake is my grandma's idea. Just same as banana bread but replace by Sangria fruit. But I prefer not to mashed the fruit and it taste better. Fruit is sweet after caramelized with sugar, but still got the fruit and wine flavor together. If you wanna taste it, then follow a banana bread recipe.

    Here is more combination I tried!

    1: Red, Pineapple, Mangosteen, Orange, Lime, Honey
    2: Red, Raspberry, Honeydew, Tangerine, Pomegranate, Rose, Honey
    3: Red, Strawberry, Mandarin, Lime, Ginger, Honey, a few Peppercorn ( optional )
    4: White, Peach, Honeydew, Chrysanthemum, Maple Syrup
    5: White, Raspberry, Pomegranate, Camomile, Honey
    6: White, Lime, Mandarin, Guava, Pineapple, Green Tea

    Enjoy !









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    Apr 11, 2015 4:19 PM GMT
    That sounds like a good recipe! The white wine versions are good too, and it lends itself to all kinds of improvisation. Some call for brandy or other spirits to be added, but I think they're superfluous. Sangria's meant to linger with on the deck or patio on a hot day, and you don' want people passing out before dinner!
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    Apr 11, 2015 4:41 PM GMT
    My ex fortified his sangria with vodka
  • CX838

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    Apr 11, 2015 6:16 PM GMT
    Just updated more combination that I tried.
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    Apr 11, 2015 6:45 PM GMT
    I like the occasional pitcher of Sangria or Margaritas in the summer, when it's hot. Usually only when friends are around, because I don't want to slug down a whole pitcher by myself.

    I never cook the fruit icon_confused.gif And usually stick with citrus. I add very little sugar but do add a cup or so of orange juice. Then add a club soda into the mix just before serving. Usually a splash of brandy or rum to bring the alcohol content back up - depends on how much the wine was diluted by fruit juices and soda.

    I've been thinking that the uKeg pressurized growler might make a good alternative to the club soda - or at least preserve the carbonation of the final product. But one would have to strain out the fruit and serve it separately.
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    Apr 11, 2015 10:07 PM GMT
    Off to the supermarket
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    Apr 12, 2015 1:12 AM GMT
    I went to *Pump restaurant and lounge owned by Lisa Vanderpump in West Hollywood about 5 weeks ago. I had an amazing Black Sangria Royale special! It was yummy and this Swedish looking bartender guy was so hot, I wasn't sure if he's straight or not LOL.
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    Apr 12, 2015 2:59 AM GMT
    I will forever associate sangria with Beefsteak Charlie. (Not a porn star, a restaurant chain where you got all the free beer, wine and sangria you could drink.)
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    Apr 12, 2015 3:09 AM GMT
    eagermuscle saidI will forever associate sangria with Beefsteak Charlie. (Not a porn star, a restaurant chain where you got all the free beer, wine and sangria you could drink.)


    Oh shit, yeah. Don't forget the "all you can eat shrimp."

    After seven or eight rounds the staff got kind of surly, "Here's your check!"
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    Apr 12, 2015 6:11 AM GMT
    Thanks a lot. This is great, I should try it sometime.
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    Apr 12, 2015 8:16 AM GMT
    Best sangria I've ever had was a home made peach sangria -- it was CrAzY good.
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    Apr 12, 2015 3:37 PM GMT
    AnOriginal saidBest sangria I've ever had was a home made peach sangria -- it was CrAzY good.

    Peach is always a great choice. Japanese Peach would be better with a stronger flavour but only two months seasonal a year.
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    Apr 14, 2015 10:26 AM GMT
    that recipe. no.

    Strawberry. no
    Rosemary. no
    Cinnamon. no

    sagria is wine, doesn't have to be cheap fs. orange, apple and sugar.
    you can add vodka or rum and peach, tho the original sangria NEVER had peach.

    simple as that.