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Be Cointreauversial

cointreau2Originally “Curaçao Blanco Triple Sec” it was produced by Adolphe Cointreau and his brother Edouard-Jean Cointreau. The distillery began in 1849 and the first Cointreau was sold in 1875.

Made by blending sweet and bitter orange peels and pure alcohol from sugar beets it has become one of the most famous liqueurs in the world.

But what can you do with it?

Obviously, drink it. Straight or over ice, or in many famous and not so famous recipes. Check out more than a dozen cocktails on The Fervent Shaker.

Can you cook with it?

Cointreau is most frequently used in desserts and matches well with chocolate, vanilla, orange (obviously) and cranberries. It is a good addition to chocolate mousse, pot de crème, or crème anglaise. – Fine Cooking

For a dazzling 141 recipes with Cointreau ranging from carrots to shrimps check: Cooks.com

Imagine…

Chocolate Roulade with Spiced Berry Compote and Cointreau Cream. A perfect winter dessert.

Chocolate Roulade with Spiced Berry Compote and Cointreau Cream. A perfect winter dessert. Image – GoodFood

or…

Scallops With Tangy Cointreau Sauce - image: iFood,TV with video

Scallops With Tangy Cointreau Sauce – image: iFood,TV with video

Or you can experiment with Cointreau Noir in the kitchen and the bar.

A blend of traditional Cointreau and Remy Cognac…

Cointreau-Noir-

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