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To bring the spirit of the Caribbean to your party, why not serve Mojitos? Sweet but cool, they're sure to get you in touch with your Latin side.

A photo of a mojito cocktail Photo by Keno Marz.



For the best Mojitos this side of Waterford,
  1. Gently crush the mint leaves in a cool tall glass;
  2. squeeze the lime over the leaves;
  3. sprinkle the sugar into the mix;
  4. fill with ice;
  5. add the rum;
  6. pour in the club soda; and finally
  7. stir lightly.

Did you know...?

Mojito is pronounced Moh-HEE-toh.

Mojitos should be served in a Collins glass.

Mojitos were a favourite with author Ernest Hemingway. It is said that he enjoyed them at their bithplace, La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, Cuba.