Advice 1: How to make ice for cocktails

It may seem that to make ice for cocktails at home is not a problem. But notice how transparent, often bizarre shapes and colors, the ice in the cocktails served at the bars. How to achieve such a perfect transparency and to give the ice cubes a special appearance to impress guests with exquisite cocktails?
How to make ice for cocktails
You will need
  • - purified water
  • form or tea bags for making ice
  • - kitchen towel and a hammer ( ice frappe)
  • - juice berries and pieces of fruit (for color)
In fact, ice is a form of water, which she accepts under the influence of negative temperatures. Water from the ordinary water contains many impurities, when it is freezing it is quite muddy ice that ugly look and unpleasant taste. Therefore, following one of the main rules of bartenders, prepare the ice from clean water. Do not have to go to the store for distilled or bottled. You can use the normal, from the system of centralized supply by cleaning it up in stages.
Pass the water through a filter with fibers aqualen and boil in a pot without a scale. The ideal solution would be to give this water to settle. Remaining in her impurity for several hours to precipitate. Carefully pour the water into another bowl. It is now possible to prepare from it the ice for cocktails.
For the preparation of shaped pieces, use a very comfortable silicone molds for ice. They are in a big range sold in hardware stores. Water for making ice in one of these forms needs to be at room temperature. A prerequisite for the manufacture of ice in the open form should be freezing it in individual products. Very good ice absorbs odors from the freezer, so place the ramekins in a designated place in the freezer. If you have a separate place in the freezer to use in this case, tea bags for making ice, which does not absorb odors.
If the cocktail recipe involves the use of colored ice, prepare it with the addition of juices, mint leaves or berries. Berries and leaves are inside the piece of ice, freeze in layers: liquid pour one third into the form, allow to freeze, then put mint leaves, pieces of fruit or berries and pour the remaining liquid. Colorful ice prepare using layer-by-layer freezing.
Some cocktails require according to the recipe using a small ice chips frappe. For cooking in bars, the ice is crushed in a special reserach. At home you can cook without the use of special equipment. Place frozen ice cubes on half of a clean cotton towel and cover the second half. Take a meat mallet and blunt break up pieces of ice in a towel. After that, pour the crumbs of ice in a container, cover and place it in the freezer. Put the crumbs into a glass before making the cocktail.
Useful advice
Use for cocktails only freshly prepared ice.

Advice 2: How to make oxygen cocktails at home

Oxygen cocktail is a delicious foam of thousands of bubbles. It turns out it is very simple, when filled with oxygen juice or herbal tea. You can find a taste that you like best.
How to make oxygen cocktails at home
You will need
  • 1 Cup 200-300 ml;
  • flavor base juice, cranberry juice;
  • foam-forming composition;
  • oxygen source – oxygen tank;
  • spray gun air
Oxygen cocktail helps to strengthen the immune system and overcome various viruses and infections. This drink gives the body a burst of energy, improves mood. Prepares oxygen cocktail with the help of special equipment consisting of an oxygen concentrator and an oxygen mixer. If you have this equipment at home time making a cocktail takes a few minutes.
To prepare the cocktail in the houseconsideration of the conditions in a glass pour the chilled oxygen water.
Add the syrup. Connect the oxygen concentrator, set the flow rate of oxygen at 2 l/min. connect the mixer.
A plastic pipe will connect the mixer with a hub.
The prepared solution into the beaker whisk for 5-10 seconds, at the same time don't forget to provide oxygen.
Drink this cocktail through a wide plastic tube, not stirred, once it was cooked.
You can use a different recipe. In the glass, pour the cold juice. Add the licorice root. Mix thoroughly the mixture for 20 seconds.
To lock insert the tube of the blowing agent in a spray aerosol container. Remove the cap. Place the aerator in a glass of liquid.
A little tap on the cylinder valve with your thumb. You will see how the glass will start the formation of fine bubbles.
Wait until the foam rises to the edge of the glass. A glass for cocktails, you can use both plastic and glass.
Left after work the solution you save and use it for smoothies the next day. Put the solution in a sterile container and refrigerate. The solution cannot be stored in the fridge more than a day, because made from it oxygen cocktail will have no useful properties.
To quickly obtain stable foam, the foaming temperature basis should not be above 20-22 °C
Useful advice
For normal adult body, drink oxygen cocktail three times a day - one in the morning and two in the evening. Children just one Cup morning and evening.
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