5 cocktails inspired by feminist women writers
Once again, we are inspired by the creativity and the personal stories of the most prominent women writers who have conquered the audience with their fine works, philosophical research and poetic aesthetics, and we want to talk about them again. But this time, in order to overcome sexism and emphasize women's willpower, strength and resistance to this harsh but beautiful world, we decided to pick up a cocktail for the lady. Raise a toast to the characters that changed the lives of women and shown that within each of us lies a deep and unknown world ruled by force, loyalty, love and real extract. Cocktails for the literary evenings.
1. Virginia Woolf
The product Firdzhinii Wolfe "Private room" - a classic of early feminist literature describing the financial, social and psychological constraints faced by women throughout history. Virginia Woolf always different creativity delicate lyricism, was considered innovative, and not shy away from the fate of women, as all his works Wolfe passed through their own experience. We raise a glass to the Queen of English modernism! Light as a flower decoration of Clarissa Dalloway, and sturdy as an existential crisis, this cocktail of gin is soaked by Virginia Woolf.
- 60ml gin
- 120ml sparkling lemonade
- 1 sliced cucumber,
- 1 sliced lime.
In a tall glass, place the ice, then pour the gin and lemonade. Add a few slices of cucumber and lime.
2. Anna Akhmatova
The fatal muse Soviet poetry - Anna Akhmatova. Mysterious and mystical, black pearl of Russian literature has attracted people with his incredible mystery, but at the same time it was cold and arrogant. Her poems have become a real prophecy for her, her family and the Soviet government. Every word Akhmatova - as a sentence, the guillotine for the head of the convicted person, who dared to hurt the pride of the poet. Truly a bitter and strong cocktail with absinthe, vodka and other distilled spirits perfectly emphasizes the dark abyss of the soul of every poet.
- 2 shots brandy,
- 3 shots of vodka,
- 2 shots of absinthe,
- 1, 5 shots of gin,
- 1 shot of blackberry liqueur.
In a shaker put ice and mix all ingredients. Mix well, then pour into a chilled glass. Be careful, very alcoholic cocktail!
3. Simone de Beauvoir
The French writer and intellectual Simone de Beauvoir is known for his philosophical writings, for example, became a symbol of feminism "second floor", published in 1949. This book is about the oppression of women throughout history, and also contains a well-known saying of the writer of the performativity of gender: "Women are not distributed, it becomes". The next time you want to immerse yourself in feminist philosophy, taking with him this elegant cocktail with brandy and cinnamon smell.
- 30 ml brandy,
- 30 ml of port
- 15 ml of honey,
- syrup, cinnamon,
- lemon peel.
- For the syrup, combine the honey and water in a small saucepan, add the cinnamon. Heat up until the honey has dissolved completely and not lose its taste. Refrigerate.
- Cocktail mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Pour into a chilled glass of brandy. Garnish with lemon peel.
4. Zelda Fitzgerald
Zelda Fitzgerald was the embodiment of emancipation. Wife of American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald knew firsthand what it is - to live with a man intoxicated by his own glory and success. But Zelda was able to create his own creativity in an original and unique manner, which made even the envy of her husband. Despite the fact that the fate of Zelda Fitzgerald was not easy, she was diagnosed with schizophrenia and was sent to a psychiatric hospital, her work still inspires women.
In honor of Zelda we raise a glass with a cocktail based on gin - old classics for those who are not indifferent to the fate of women whose personality has been absorbed by their own husbands. Ingredients:
- 45 ml gin,
- 30 ml of a honey syrup,
- 30 ml of ginger ale,
- 15 ml of lemon juice.
To start, prepare a syrup of honey and water, then refrigerate it. Mix all ingredients, serve with ice.
5. JK Rowling
Many people think only JK Rowling's children's author, but the world-famous series of books about Harry Potter hardly loved by both children. That's everyone's attention to her books made Rowling richer than the Queen of England itself. To remind you that the book Rowling - is not just a fairy tale, we offer a drink for adults, like a bitter martini, perfect for summer evenings somewhere on the lawn of Hogwarts.
- 250 ml of vanilla ice cream,
- 60 ml of vodka,
- 30 ml of iris schnapps.
Mix all ingredients in a blender until homogeneous. Pour into glasses and enjoy a martini.