Pineapple Jungle Bird

I only recently started experimenting with the Jungle Bird cocktail and it is so delicious and there are so many possibilities. This rendition came to me when I was making breakfast and the pineapple marmalade was quite sweet but still had a bitter tang to it. I made a lot of changes in this one also with substituting the spiced rum for cognac and bought down the bitterness a little by replacing the Campari with Aperol. The citrus does a great job with cutting through everything and balancing the cocktail to perfection.

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My Festival Burger (Coconut Crusted Chicken Burger with Spicy Coriander Sauce & Caramelized Pineapple)

Summer is around the corner and that also means that festival season has started. When I first moved to the Netherlands, outdoors festivals were one thing I was very eager to experience. My husband had already talked non-stop on how good they were here. Good music, dancing in the sun with my love and of course great food. I was sold! So when Hellmann’s asked me to create my own festival burger and share it with you, of course I said yes!

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