• Logo

Watch on: YouTube  Dailymotion  优酷
 
#1434 Mojito
 

Sunday Kitchen logo

I have a mint plant which is doing reasonably well, so I thought I'd try making a mojito.
First I picked some mint leaves and washed them.
Then I washed a lime and cut it into four pieces.

I put the mint into a glass with one piece of lime. Then I used this thing to crush them. This is a muddler. I bought it just to make this drink.
And this is called muddling. According to the internet, it's important not to over-muddle the mint or it won't taste as good.
This was my first attempt at muddling, so my technique possibly still needs work.

Next, I added a tablespoon of sugar and two more lime wedges. And I muddled some more.
Then I filled up the glass with ice. And added some rum.

Finally I added some soda water and stirred.

I coated the rim of the glass with lime. Then I garnished the drink with the final lime wedge and a little sprig of mint.

It was very tasty.
 
 
 
LINKS
Show intro
track: Nothing In The Dark  by: Josh Woodward  licence: CC BY 3.0
 
bgm
 

Did you notice a mistake in this script? Please leave us a comment and tell us! We really appreciate people pointing out our mistakes. Thank you.

Have you translated this script - or part of it - into your language for English practice and published it on your blog? Please leave a comment and a link so other people can read your translation. Thank you.