Chilean vaina

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The vaina is a Chilean cocktail so traditional that it is almost consumed more than the pisco sour (or when I was a waitress in a bar it was)It is made from some old sweet wine, cognac, white or malt vermouth, egg white (to make the foam) and sprinkled with cinnamon powder.This cocktail is very … Read more

Colemono, Chilean eggnog

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The colemono or cola de mono (monkey tail) is a cocktail of Chilean gastronomy, made with brandy, milk, coffee, sugar and spices (optionally: cinnamon, cloves, vanilla and orange peel). Its alcohol content reaches 14 degrees and it is widely consumed at Christmas and New Year, often accompanied by Easter bread. Due to its sweetness and … Read more

Pisco sour recipe

Pisco sour

Before I give you the pisco sour recipe, there somos questions to answer. What is Pisco Sour? The pisco sour is a typical cocktail from Chile and Peru. Its name is a fusion of the word pisco, which is an alcoholic beverage similar to agua ardiente, from grapes, and the concept of “sour”, which are … Read more