Tradition dictates a glass of champagne on the secular New Year. But what can give you a nice buzz to celebrate the Jewish New Year?
These Rosh Hashanah drinks from “Queen of Kosher” Jaime Geller’s “Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller” magazine could very well start a new trend.
Spiced Spiked Almond Milk
By Cheryl Heisler
Spike your almond milk with spicy liqueurs for the ultimate comfort and buzz this Rosh Hashanah.
1/3 ounce almond liqueur
1/3 ounce cinnamon liqueur
1/3 ounce almond milk
Blend and chill by shaking ingredients in a martini shaker with ice. Strain/pour into a decorative shot glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
Prep time: 5 minutes; ready time: 5 minutes; servings: 1.
Pomegranate Strawberry Daiquiri
By Tamar Genger
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced
3/4 cup Morad pomegranate wine
4 shots/ounces light rum
Mint leaves for garnish
Place all ingredients in a blender. Fill with 1-2 cups of ice and blend well. Serve in margarita glasses.
Prep time: 5 minutes; ready time: 5 minutes; servings: 2.
Another recipe using Morad pomegranate wine is pomegranate sangria. This recipe is made extra strong with your favorite vodka. Add any seasonal fruits and enjoy.
1 bottle chilled Morad Danue pomegranate wine
1/2 bottle of Pellegrino sparkling water
1/2 cup of vodka to taste
Juice of 1 fresh-squeezed lemon and 1 fresh-squeezed lime
1 sliced apple
Pour the wine, sparkling water and vodka in a large pitcher. Add juice of 1 fresh-squeezed lemon and 1 lime. Add 1 sliced apple. Mix and refrigerate until served. Add ice cubes just before serving.
Prep time: 10 minutes; chill time: 1 hour; ready time: 1 hour, 10 minutes; servings: 4-6. JN
Recipes contributed by JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine. Jamie Geller is a best-selling cookbook author. She lives in Israel.