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Vino Caliente

Vino Caliente

I used to drink this Vino Caliente with my friends during cold days in  Bogotá , and sometimes we used to light the chiminea and put some music on. They were lovely times.

Vino Caliente or Mulled Wine (English version below)

Ingredientes hace 5 o 6 vasos

  • 1 botella de vino tinto
  • 4 cucharadas de azúcar
  • 1 clavo de olor
  • 1/2 cucharadita de polvo de nuez moscada
  • 1 astilla de canela
  • Corteza de limón

Preparación

  1. En una olla, poner el vino, junto con el azúcar, la corteza de limón, el clavo, nuez moscada y la canela.
  2. Calentar sin dejar que hierva.
  3. Servir en vasos resistentes al calor.
  4. Decore con una astilla grande de canela y limón.


Mulled Wine (English version)

Ingredients makes 5 to 6 servings

  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Lime peel


Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, mix the wine, along with sugar, lime peel, cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  2. Heat but not boil.
  3. Serve in heat resistant glasses.
  4. Decorate with a big cinnamon stick and slice of lime.