Tips & trix

In Mexico Tequila is traditionally served in “caballitos”, a glass which somewhat resembles an ordinary shot glass, only taller and narrower. It is often accompanied with a glass of Sangrita, a non-alcoholic drink made of orange, tomato and lime juice with Tabasco and Worchestershire sauce. The Tequila and the Sangrita combined somewhat resembles a Bloody Mary, but with a fresher bite.

Sangrita - The modern version

50 cl tomato juice
1/2 teaspoon chinese soya sauce
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
Splash of Worchestershire sauce 
5 cl fresh lime juice
Salt and black pepper
If you want to, add 2 table spoons of minced fresh coriander leaves

Blend all ingredients in a pitcher and chill, alternatively stir the ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into chilled shot glasses.  

Sangrita - the traditional version

If you can get excellent tomatoes, juicy oranges and lime, you should really try this outstanding sangrita.

1 kg sweet and tasty tomatoes, skin and seeds removed
Juice from 3 sweet oranges
Juice from 2 limes
1 diced shallot
2 tablespoons sugar
4 chili serrano

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until liquid. Chill and serve in shot glasses. 

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