Synopses & Reviews
Tired of the same old cocktails? Looking for something new to spice up your evening? Introduce yourself to the wild and wonderful world of Asian-inspired drinks with AsianCocktails
—:you'll be glad you did! Try a Sake Mojito on for size, or the mouthwatering Hanoi Hooker, the aptly named Coriander Collins or, for the perfect after-dinner treat, the Lychee Alexander.
Asian Cocktails is an exciting collection of 90 cocktails, including 10 non-alcoholic drinks and a handful of tempting bar snack recipes such as Tamari Almonds and Curry Popcorn With flavors ranging from bold to subtle,Asian Cocktails reflects the taste and style of 15 mixologists—from 5 countries—who contributed recipes to this special book. A perfectly balanced mix of old favorites and new temptations, this book is sure to make your next cocktail party a hit.
"Here's a book for 21st-century cocktailians. It's jam-packed with information seldom found in cocktail booksùwanna know how to make a Thai Chili Syrup that you can use in the tequila-based Enlightmentl? You'll find both formulas right here. This tome also includes recipes from some of the best bartenders in the world, and the beautiful photography makes the whole thing come alive. This is a must-have book for serious mixologists."ùGary Regan, ArdentSpirits.com, author of The Joy of Mixology.
Liven up your next party with a dynamic mix of Asian cocktail ingredients such as sake, chilies, shochu and lemongrass—items rarely used in classic cocktails
About the Author
is a cookbook editor, food writer, recipe tester and researcher, and the author of Smoothie Splash
. She lives in Vermont with her husband.
A publishing professional by trade, Christine LeBlond fell in love with Asian flavors through her work as a recipe tester and cookbook editor. She lives in Boston with her family.
Gorta Yuuki's photographs have appeared in a number of publications, including the Marie Claire Cookbooks and Australian Vogue Entertainment and Travel. He has studios in Melbourne, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan.