The round sweetness of mango gets a kick from spicy ginger and tart lemon in this tequila cocktail. If you have it, use reposado tequila, which lends a warm oakiness to the drink, balanced here with a
[Photograph: waferboard on Flickr] What could be simpler than simple syrup? Grab some sugar, add water, put it on the stove, and—stop. You've already gone to more trouble than you need to. Here's why.
Bourbon adds subtle toasty-sweet notes to a simple drink made with pink grapefruit juice. Shake this one up, and pat yourself on the back for taking a fresh-squeezed dose of Vitamin C. Note: To make simple
[Photo: Lizz Schumer] In this age of fancy cocktails, where every bar worth its Himalayan sea salt churns out libations made with tinctures, infusions, as many types of bitters as herbs in your grandmother's
Smoky, but not overpowering, fresh tomatoes and lime juice keep this chili-spiced cocktail bright and refreshing. It's perfect for brunch on a hot summer day. Ingredients 2 dried guajillo chilies, cut
Winter is rubbish. We pretend it isn't by hailing the delights of knitwear, cosy nights in, root vegetables and hearty stews, but all that's just to make up for the miserable weather. So hurrah for spring!