Posts in Tequila
How to Make a Coral Tuile Garnish

A while back I posted a cocktail featuring a bright red coral tuile cookie garnish, and since then I’ve had a ton of people reach out and ask what the garnish was and how I made it. After much trial and error and practicing my technique, I’ve finally finished this tutorial on these tricky cookies and I think I’ve solved the mystery to making perfectly cooked coral tuiles every time.

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Summer of '92 - A Tequila + Ramune Soda Cocktail

Ever taste something, or smell something, that just instantly transports you to another time? I picked up some Japanese Ramune soda (strawberry flavor) the other day and the first sip was like stepping back into some long forgotten childhood memory. The hazy, hot days of a summer spent running through sprinklers, catching frogs, going to my brother’s little league practices, and guzzling those brightly colored little juice drinks that come in chintzy, barrel-shaped plastic bottles.

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Kiwi Passionfruit Margarita

Happy National Margarita Day! 🎉 I’m celebrating with a sweet and tangy passionfruit + kiwi margarita, complete with festive garnish. I had a lot of fun with this one when I realized that a passionfruit fit perfectly in the depression of my margarita glass. I created a tiered garnish with passionfruit and lime halves and topped it with a slice of kiwi and a sprig of mint. What are you drinking today?

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Recipe, Liqueur, TequilaAmy Traynor
Cherimoya Margarita

I picked up a beautiful, ripe cherimoya the other day and was inspired to create a super simple cocktail showcasing its unique, pineapple-pear like flavor. I had planned to incorporate the cherimoya into the photo, but I managed to eat it all while simmering the syrup. So, I’ve made up for it here with a crazy garnish.

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Recipe, TequilaAmy Traynor