Italian Summer in the City

Oh imagine: sat on a veranda somewhere south of Italy, cocktail in one hand, pizza in the other. La dolce vita. It’s just what dreams are made of really, isn’t it? If only.

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WELL. Prezzo has heard our cries for carbs and cocktails and brought that feeling of la dolce vita right to our front door.. or their front door, should I say? Al fresco drinking are three words that are music to my ears. Combine that with “happy hour” and “summer food menu” and I’m practically on cloud 9.

 

I got to have a handy go at cocktail making with them this week, and I must say.. I am definitely not cut out for bar tending.. but I they tasted bloody great. They were all Peroni cocktails, and i’m gonna be honest I hated beer until now. Mix it with some limoncello and a few mint sprigs and by golly – it’s the refreshing summer drink of dreams.

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I snuck some menu cards so I could share with you guys / maybe finally put to use that cocktail shaker I got for Christmas.

Peroni Spritz

Aperol – 30ml

Pink Grapefruit Juice – 30ml

Prosecco – 50ml (lets be honest, just pour til your hearts content)

Peroni Nastro Azzurro – 100ml

Pour it onto ice and serve with a wedge of grapefruit!

Peroni Limoni (my fave)

Mint Leaves – 6-10 sprigs

Lemon Juice – 15ml

Limoncello – 30ml

Peroni Nastro Azzurro – 150ml

Pour on ice and Top it with lemon and mint to make it extra instagramable.

Peroni Negroni

Orange Juice – 15ml

Martini Rosso – 50ml

Campari – 50ml

Peroni Nastro Azzuro – 50ml

Build on ice and garnish to your heart’s content, with an orange wedge.

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From now on you’ll find me between the hours of 5 and 7pm at Prezzo’s Aperitivo Hour. Cocktail and Carbed out, pretending i’m on a some gorgeous Italian coast.

Ciao for now xo

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