Sweet summer drinks
Guava, Passion Fruit Icie with Watermelon
250mL nudie guava, passion fruit & more crushie
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 vanilla bean, cut into three, optional
? small watermelon, chilled and sliced
Raspberries, cherries, strawberries or blueberries for serving
1. Place nudie, sugar and vanilla bean in a saucepan over a medium heat and, stirring occasionally, heat until the sugar has dissolved. Strain and cool.
2. Line a 23cm round pie plate with plastic wrap and pour in the cold mixture. Freeze for several hours or overnight.
3. Cut watermelon into triangles, removing skin so as to have a flat base. Place on serving dishes standing up like peaks.
4. Lift icie, using the plastic wrap, onto a board. Using another board, turn and remove plastic wrap. Cut into 8 or 12 triangles and place between the watermelon. Sprinkle with raspberries, cherries, strawberries or blueberries.
5. Serve immediately.
Spring Valley Summer blends
Spring Valley have added to their delicious Fruitsation and Twist ranges with the new Ice Teas and Vibe juice. The ice teas are a selection of black, Rooibos (red) or green ice tea with a hint of juice. Sweet Valley Vibe juices contain the fresh flavours of juice with added goodness of vegetable juice, each containing 100% RDI of vitamin C and 75% RDI of Vitamin A. Summer is certainly getting sweeter…
Yellowglen 2001 Vintage Perle.
A blend of the three classic Champagne grapes, pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot meunier, this bubbly has spent three years on lees developing flavour and complexity. The wine has a biscuity nose with citrus and toasty characters on the palate and finishes quite dry. Very classy packaging completes the picture. Match it with freshly shucked oysters, sushi and sashimi or drink it as an aperitif. $24.
Killawarra have come up with their newest party drink for the silly season. Mango, passionfruit and ginseng all feature in this sparkling wine variety that will keep you partying all night long. As they say, somewhere in the world it’s 5pm so Crack the Killawarra!
Bacardi Breezer Raspberry
If you’re feeling summery, you’re going to love Bacardi’s newest addition to the Breezer range. To add to this season’s favourite style of vibrant bold colours, Bacardi have launched their new Raspberry flavoured Breezer. Enriched with berry sweetness and white Barcadi Carta Blanca rum, you’ll be set to party your little heels off!
Available in 275ml, 4-pack and 24 case.