The best recipes of mulled wine
• The best recipes of mulled wine
Spicy, warm mulled wine based on wine yet invented the Middle Ages in Central Europe, but he came to taste and to the inhabitants of the Nordic countries, where mulled wine was the main drink of Christmas fairs and other events in the open air in the autumn-winter period. In those days in the recipe mulled wine on the basis of dry red wine was added mainly galangal, one of the ginger family. However, unlike its counterpart, this root is not as pungent and has a very pleasant aroma of perfume. That's why the plant can replace a collection of spices.
Of course, now the root of galangal not find us. Therefore, it is replaced by a mixture of spices: cinnamon sticks, cardamom, anise, orange and lemon peel, ginger, cloves, allspice. For wine have also added sweetener - honey or brown sugar.
However, whatever the recipe for mulled wine, the main thing in his preparation - in any case, do not boil the wine. Here are some ways you can cook autumn drink.
Non-alcoholic mulled wine
Grape juice - 3 cups
Water - 1/2 cup
Apple - 1/2 pieces
Orange zest and lemon - 2 tablespoons Cinnamon - 1 tsp
Cardamom - a pinch
Carnation - 1/2 tsp
Ginger - 1 g
Unite all the products in a saucepan with a thick bottom, send on medium heat and heat without boiling. Then turn off the heat and cover the lid drink. Leave for 5 minutes to drink the present. Serve warm with a slice of lemon or orange.
Apple mulled wine with Cointreau
Dry red wine - 750 ml
Cointreau - 4 tbsp
Apple juice - 1 liter
Honey - 2 tbsp. l.
Anis - 2 pieces
Green yabloki- 3 pieces
Fresh cranberries - 100 g
Lemon - 1 piece
We will cut the fruit into slices, zaley wine and juice, add the spices and berries, send the fire. Stirring, Tomi drink on medium heat without boiling. Reduce heat and pour the liquor. Vary on a moderate heat for 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let it brew.
Mulled wine with coffee and cognac
Dry red wine - 750 ml
Cognac - 3/4 cup
Espresso - 1 1/2 cups
Sugar - 100 g
Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and put on a moderate fire. Do not bring to a boil. Tom, until the sugar has melted.