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The Daiquiri

      Papa… (Ernest Hemingway) was partial to a drink and also fell in love with Cuba… Therefore it was only a matter of time before Hemingway fell in love with the Daiquiri. The Daiquiri is without doubt the staple drink at FNND HQ. It is fresh, simple and delicious. Before there were blenders and slushy machines and neon coloured paper umbrellas, there was the traditional daiquiri, simple and sophisticated and loved by Hemingway. If you master the art of making a straight daiquiri, then you can make the majority of classic sweet/sour balanced drinks. Originally the drink was served in a tall glass packed with cracked ice. A teaspoon of sugar was poured over the ice and the juice of one or two limes was squeezed over the sugar. Two or three ounces of white rum completed the mixture. The glass was then frosted by stirring with a long-handled spoon. Later the Daiquirí evolved to be mixed in a shaker with the same ingredients but with shaved ice. After a thorough shaking, it was poured into a …