Cocktail Recipe for the New Year
The New Year is a time to remember past happiness and a chance to plan for the future. Maybe we can even make good on matters that have gone off track.
A Hurricane – the drink, not the meteorological event – is one of those famous cocktails that has had great success but at a cost. New Orleanians have had their fling with the sweet, rum-laden concoction. Some choose to not just shun the drink but to decry it.
wMake a few and serve them to friends, but don’t tell them the name of the drink. Then let them know they have been enjoying an honest-to-goodness Hurricane – an old friend.
2 ounces Goslings Rum
1 ounce lemon juice
1 ounce passion fruit syrup*
*passion fruit syrup:
2 parts passion fruit purée
2 parts sugar
1 part water
Bring to a boil and then remove from flame
As served at Felipe’s Taqueria, 301 N. Peters St., and 6215 S. Miro St.