Recipes: Cuba in a cup with travel-inspired cocktails

How to make margarita, smoky mezcal drinks at home

Fiona checks in with budget travel expert Lindsay Myers to learn how to make two Cuban cocktail staples. Recipes on salive.com.
Fiona checks in with budget travel expert Lindsay Myers to learn how to make two Cuban cocktail staples. Recipes on salive.com.

SAN ANTONIO – Travel the world from the comfort of your home with international-inspired cocktails!

Budget travel expert Lindsay Myers takes your taste buds on a trip to Cuba by incorporating culture into your cup. Check out the recipes below.

Margarita

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur (like Triple Sec)
  • Juice of 1 lime

Directions:

Pour ingredients into a cup filled with ice, stir and serve! Easy.

Smoky mezcal marg

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces mezcal
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Agave syrup, to taste

Directions:

Pour all ingredients into a cup filled with ice. Stir and enjoy!


About the Authors:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist and baker who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

Fiona Gorostiza lights up the airwaves of the Alamo City with her fresh, energetic style, quick wit, and adventurous spirit.