Caipirinha

Caipirinha
Recipe type: Drink
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Caipirinha is a Brazilian Cocktail Recipe and means Little Country Girl.
Ingredients
  • 1 lime (the best would be to use a small yellow lemon called 'galego', in Brazil - if you find it, use 2 instead of 1 lime)
  • sugar
  • pinga (sugar and pinga are added to taste)
  • ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Peel the lime, not entirely - leave about ⅕ of the peel.
  2. Cut into eighths, put into a glass.
  3. Sprinkle sugar, somewhat covering the lime pieces (or to taste). Mash well, using a wood pestle.
  4. Add pinga (to taste), 'washing' the pestle while mixing well.
  5. Break some ice cubes into pieces and add to the drink... and enjoy.
  6. Don't drink too much!
Notes
This drink is made originally with 'pinga' (= 'aguardente' or
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