I know it is Foodie Friday – but this Friday I thought we would do a drink. This is mostly because I just got the bill for my car repair and I need one. Also, last time I posted a picture of a pisco sour on my Facebook, people seemed to approve. Yes, I am that desperate for approval. Also, it is summer, and pisco sours are a yummy and refreshing drink.
Before we start, let me say I am not exceptionally finicky about my pisco. Some people will insist on Peruvian pisco and others favor Chilean pisco. Yes, they are slightly different, but they will both work for this recipe. If you want to embroil yourself in a 400-year-old debate about who has the better pisco, google away. If you want a tasty drink, read on!
Ingredients for 2 Pisco Sours:
- 3 shots pisco
- 1 shot fresh lime juice*
- 1 shot simple syrup*
- 1 egg white (optional)
- dash bitters (Chilean or angostura – I’ve never found the Chilean ones locally)
(*adjust lime and simple syrup amounts to taste) Continue reading