Certain drinks and dishes are inextricably linked with a country, region, town or city. A pizza in Napoli, a Mojito in Havana, even a Guinness in Dublin become big events for holidaying visitors. So, to bring the holiday flavour home, Destinology are dedicating a series of posts to the cocktails of the world. And, for those already pining for the summer sun, where better to start than Mexico?
Based on Tequila, Mexico’s national liquor, some argue that the Margarita actually originated in the USA. Here, Matthew Soares of Manchester Hilton’s Cloud 23 bar gives his take on the drink’s origins and suggests a fruity variation on the theme while, with our easy-to-follow recipe, you’ll soon rekindle those holiday memories!