A NEW WAY TO DISCOVER CUBA

French Spanish
cultural roots
music
painting
literature
ballet
cinematography
photography
handcrafts
architecture
stamp collections
curiosities
old car
cuban cuisine
cuban cocktail
public holidays
famous people
gallery
more Cuba sites
credits
comments
home



Ads By CiberSpaces

Cuban rum is made from sugar cane syrup and is world renowned for it's quality. The ageing process is carried out in white oak barrels, in the natural environment of the island with its humid, warm climate. Havana Club, founded back in 1878, is famous worldwide with its several classes; Silver Dry (white rum), 3 years, 5 years, 7 years and Old Reserve variants. Seven years old Havana Club rum is the cocktail makers favourite because of its quality, some drink it "on the rocks", and others prefer it straight. Typical Cuban rum cocktails are the Mojito, which North American writer Ernest Hemingway used to drink at the "Bodeguita del Medio", today it is almost a myth to drink there; the refreshing Daiquiri, a speciality of "El Floridita" restaurant; the traditional Cubalibre and the Havana Special or Cubata.

To prepare a Mojito: mix 1-teaspoon sugar, lemon juice and a sprig of sweet mint leaf with ice cubes. Add 4cc Havana Club white rum, soda water and stir. And remember the key, is the stirring hand. Serve in a long glass.

To prepare a Cuba-Libre: mix lemons juice and coke with ice cubes. Add 4cc Havana Club. Serve in a long glass.

To prepare a Cubata: As the Cuba Libre but using 7 year Rum instead of Silver Dry. Serve in a long glass.

To prepare a Daiquiri: - Hemingway's favourite drink while hanging out in the "Floridita" old Havana. Brake the ice into small pieces using a blender, add lemon, a teaspoon of sugar and Silver dry rum. Top with a cherry if you have one! Serve in a champagne glass.

 

Ads By CiberSpaces

Ads By CiberSpaces

Book last minute `low price` deals here and pay online ! Up to 30% Off!
Book instantly the car you need
  • Jose Abreu Cuban Baseball Player
    Jose Abreu Cuban Baseball Player
    Baseball player Jose Abreu, left his homeland in August 2013 and swiftly agreed to a six-year, $68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. His contract is purported to be [...]
  • Jon Secada
    Jon Secada
    Jon Secada Jon Secada is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. Secada was born in Havana, Cuba on October 4, 1962 and raised in Hialeah near Miami, Florida. He has won [...]
  • Eva Mendes
    Eva Mendes
    Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974) is an American actress, model, singer and homeware designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B [...]
  • Cameron Diaz
    Cameron Diaz
    Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former model. She became famous during the 1990s with roles in the movies The Mask, My Best Friend’s [...]
  • Anais Abreu
    Anais Abreu
    Cuban singer Anais Abreu brings the captivating melodies of her country’s popular bolero to life. Her style briefly suggests to the listener two other famous interpreters of the Cuban filin [...]
  • Lili Estefan
    Lili Estefan
    Lili Estefan (born March 20, 1967 in Havana, Cuba) is a famous well known Cuban American model and show host, currently the host of El Gordo y la Flaca on [...]

email us...contact@cubacaribbean.com
Copyright 2002 - 2019. Digital Panorama S.A. All rights reserved.
No part of this website may be copied or reproduced without the written consent of Travelucion S.L or its subsidiaries.

800 x 600