Sunday, February 26, 2012

A Cuban Affair


Thanks to the 1979 Robert Holmes song Pina Colada many have tried or at least heard of this popular tropical cocktail. With music, food and Paul's film with travel tales of Havana's fading architectural beauty, cigar smoking dudes and antediluvian American Buicks, the atmosphere was created for a Saturday evening Cuban style. However it was John's Pina Colada - pineapple juice, light rum, coconut cream nicely shaken and garnished with pineapple wedges and maraschino cherry that really stole the limelight as we delighted in the history, dynamism and beauty that is instrinsically Cuban. 

6 comments:

  1. It sounds great for a Saturday night!

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  2. Funny, I just heard this song today. They are tasty drinks.

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  3. Rae - love this post. Great photo and your words have inspired me to find the cocktail shaker. My task .. To perfect the Piña Colada by next Saturday.

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  4. Sounds like a fab, fun evening Rae, topped off by a Pina Colada, what could be better!

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  5. I want so badly to travel to Cuba, and your post has whetted my appetite!

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  6. Yes please, in fact make it 2. That song is so terrible it is wonderful.

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