Festive Cocktails with a Japanese Twist

The festive season is upon us. If you’re planning on doing some entertaining, nothing sets a jovial tone better than pairing delicious bites with the right beverage.

You may have your go-to favourites, but why not step out of your comfort zone with some Japanese-inspired cocktails. Here are six of our new favourites for you to try!

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Lychee Slush

Whip together some lychees, ginger ale and vodka using this delicious recipe from Chatelaine.

Pair them up with some scallops in the shell to add zest to your party menu.

Lychee Saketini Poptail

Endless Simmer proposes an original twist on the Saketini: poptails!

This recipe is infused with enough honeydew and lychees to ensure the sweetest of holidays.

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Saké Green Tea Martini

This intriguing martini combines the traditional Japanese flavours of green tea and saké.

Take a page out of The Nibble‘s recipe book with a crushed peppercorn rim garnish.

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Haru’s Cherry Blossom Cocktail

Although posted by Polka-Dot Bride, this delicious cocktail is not just for nuptials!

Served at New York’s Haru restaurant, this cherry blossom cocktail is sweet, creamy & delicious.

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Ginger Cucumber Sake Cooler

Reminiscent of a Mojito, ginger and saké give this cocktail (from Shellie Ideas) a uniquely Japanese flavour.

Try serving it with some delicious homemade canapés.

Sugar Plum Fairy

The Sugar Plum Fairy cocktail, posted by Capitol Hill Style, is as delicious as it is simple to make.

If you have some saké and plum wine on hand, you’ll be sipping this eye-catchingly purple cocktail in no time.

By | 2017-07-18T11:14:54+00:00 December 18th, 2014|Great Food|0 Comments

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