If you’re looking for a delicious beverage to pair with your food delivery, it’s hard to beat an ice cold glass of sangria. Sangria is a tasty summertime drink and also one of Spain’s most famous culinary exports, enjoyed by many all around the world. Deriving its name from the Spanish word for ‘blood’ (sangre) due to its rich, deep red colour, sangria is a wine punch that is super easy to make.
The best sangria is extremely versatile -if you include a few basic ingredients, you can customise your sangria to suit your own taste. In Spain and Portugal, you’ll find it in every bar, though the best sangria is usually made at home or served at house parties in a large punch bowl with a wooden ladle. Try making it at home or ordering from a fine restaurant. But whatever you do, don’t buy the pre-mixed varieties -it just won’t taste the same as freshly made. Essential ingredients for the best sangria are wine, chopped fruit, a sweetening agent, and a spirit such as brandy. Through a tough experimentation process this is one of the best sangria recipes we’ve found. (more…)