Tuesday, February 9, 2010

LIQUEURS

Anise liqueurs have the interesting property of turning from transparent to cloudy when added to water: the oil of anise remains in solution in the presence of a high concentration of alcohol, but crystallizes when the alcohol concentration is reduced.
Layered drinks are made by floating different-coloured liqueurs in separate layers. Each liqueur is poured slowly into a glass over the back of a spoon or down a glass rod, so that the liquids of different densities remain unmixed, creating a striped effect. 

Indian Wine industry adapts to global standards

The Indian wine industry is coming of age. The country was recently invited by the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV)...