HOW TO PREPARE PIÑA COLADA AND HISTORY
The drink or cocktail that we are going to talk about is one of the most famous ones in the Caribbean. Yes, this is a traditional drink in the exotic, littoral countries, e.g. in Puerto Rico. Piña colada was invented in the 20th century. Her ‘father’ Ramón Marrero, is the creator and initiator of the never – ending piña colada party. Therefore, piña colada plays a crucial role in the celebrations and parties all around the world.
In the 20th century, Mr. Ramón Marrero used to work as a bartender in a Hilton hotel in Puerto Rico and invented the famous piña colada recipe in 1954.
Actually, when we talk about piña colada, we can remember the small parties that we do in our houses, pubs, bars and summer terraces. In the 20th century, Mr. Ramón Marrero used to work as a bartender in a Hilton hotel in Puerto Rico and invented the famous piña colada recipe in 1954. On the other hand, it is possible that the cocktail had been invented earlier, but the famous hotel started to distribute it and made it popular.
There are many other forms to prepare cocktails. In the 20th century, the Caribbeans had already had their own national brand. Therefore, piña colada was a big revolution in the cocktails’ and alcoholic drinks’ history! So, let’s go!
To prepare a piña colada, you will need a pineapple, crushed ice, white rum, pineapple juice and coconut milk – the genuine, natural, Caribbean one. Here in Europe, however, we usually use coconut syrup or canned coconut milk. In this video, you will see how to prepare piña colada!Obviously, there are many varieties of piña colada. The most international variety is the one without the genuine coconut milk, using the coconut syrup instead. However, there is another well-known variety : virgin piña colada.
There is a ‘slight’ difference between the original piña colada and virgin piña colada. The second one does not contain alcohol Well, a healthier option for us! According to someone – don’t remember if it was Russians or another nation – it is possible to substitute the rum with vodka! Yes, you heard right! Also, condensed milk can be added.
Finally, to make piña colada look even better (not only for your eyes, but also for your taste and soul ), we recommend to first dab the glass into egg white and then into grated coconut. Obviously, you should not drink piña colada excessively, although it is an amazing cocktail. Thank you very much for sharing these beautiful moments with us. If you like the video , please share it right now and give us like!