Tuesday, May 25, 2010

How to make a Mojito Cocktail, Ernest Hemingway’s favorite drink

Ashley Rowley explains how to make one of Ernest Hemingway’s favorite drinks, a Mojito Cocktail.

TasteofCuba.com has also posted this original and authentic Mojito recipe from Havana Cuba:
1 teaspoon powdered sugar
Juice from 1 lime (2 ounces)
4 mint leaves
1 sprig of mint
Havana Club white Rum (2 ounces)
2 ounces club soda
There are countless Mojito recipes, but the above version is for the one Ernest Hemingway himself enjoyed at the Mojito's place of birth: La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, Cuba.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Key West: Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum tour

Take a peak inside the Ernest Hemingway residence and check out descendents of his famous 6-toed cat. The home also features a pool that was the largest in South Florida when it was first installed in the 1930s.