Friday, October 17, 2014

#Friday Happy Author Hour! Share a drink with your favorite #Authors! #HappyHour #writing Today with Pelaam

 Whether you're an author or not, you've heard it before: All authors drink. 

But what do they drink?
Happy Friday, my lovelies! I've got two awesome recipes today, all brought to you by the lovely, Pelaam! Read on to learn how to make a Mojito and some Chilli! 

My Drink - Mojito

The recipe below is Bacardi's own – I love Bacardi white rum best of all. I quite like Bacardi with fresh orange juice, but the mojito is a perfect summer cocktail. When it come to making my own mojito, or having it prepared in a local bar, I like less sugar, and an extra squeeze of lime and also a swirl of reposado tequila to top it off.

The drink is perfect for the warm summer evenings here in New Zealand. Long, fresh, and cool with the beautiful scent of mint. Gorgeous.
2 parts BACARDÍ Superior rum
4 lime wedges
12 fresh mint leaves
2 heaped tsp of caster sugar
1 part soda water/club soda
Sprig of fresh mint to garnish


Gently press together the limes & sugar. Bruise the mint leaves by clapping them between your palms, rub them on the rim of the glass and drop them in. Next, half fill the glass with crushed ice, add the BACARDÍ Superior rum & stir. Top up with crushed ice, a splash of soda and a sprig of mint.

This is my twist on a popular chilli recipe

Pork & Bean Chilli Verde
Makes: 4 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 16-ounce jar green salsa, green enchilada sauce or taco sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto or kidney beans, rinsed
  1. Cook beef, bell pepper and onion in a large saucepan over medium heat, crumbling the meat with a wooden spoon, until the meat is browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, cumin and cayenne; cook until fragrant, about 15 seconds. Stir in salsa (or sauce) and water; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in beans and cook until heated through, about 1 minute.

On Dragon's Wings

When his roommate brings home a lizard, Noah has no idea his life is about to change out of all recognition.
Uther is a shifter, a prince, and under a curse. Catapulted unexpectedly into the world of Fae and shifters, Noah must help Uther stay one step ahead of the witch who cursed him, as well as get him home in time to claim his crown.
Noah is also resisting a growing attraction for Uther. But Uther has other ideas, and when Noah's life is endangered he's prepared to do anything it takes to save his mate.
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About Pelaam
Living in clean, green New Zealand, Pelaam is a multi-published author of gay romance and erotica across time and space. When not writing she can be found indulging in her other passions of cookery and wine appreciation.
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