December 30, 2010

Nigella’s Filthy Fizz for a Happy New Year {Powernap}

Filthy Fizz

In preparation for tomorrow night’s celebration I thought I’d share this fun recipe from Nigella’s new book. I don’t talk about cocktails often since I am usually a wine drinker, but I am always up for a cool champagne cocktail when the occasion calls for it. I mean, with a name like Filthy Fizz how can it not be the perfect beverage for a New Year’s Celebration!

Before I cut straight to the bubbly I want to thank you all, readers, once again for your amazing support this year. It has been a big year for The Naptime Chef with moving to Connecticut, starting a daily column at Babble’s The Family Kitchen, securing the Book Deal, redesigning the website, starting my Tales from the Trenches columns, and producing my first ever packaged food products for JMcLaughlin Westport. It has been a lot of hard work and you have been with me every step of the way. So thank you from the very bottom of my heart. I know that I have a lot to be thankful for as we kick-off 2011. I promise this coming year I’ll do my best to deliver even more delicious food, helpful articles and fun webisodes. Happy New Year!

Recipe

Filthy Fizz

adapted from Nigella Lawson

Ingredients

1 glass of Prosecco
1 shot of Chambord black raspberry liquer

Instructions

1. Pour prosecco into champagne flutes and add a dash of Chambord to each glass. Swirl and enjoy!

Naptime Notes

Naptime Recipe Serving ideas

This would look amazing in a punch bowl, but I usually serve it right in champagne flutes!

Naptime Stopwatch

30 seconds to make! Only a few minutes to drink (watch out, they go down easy!)

Naptime Reviews

Everyone loves this simple beverage, it is dark and gorgeous, perfectly festive for mid-winter. Just keep them away from the under 21 set!

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  • http://www.fixmeasnack.com Cindy

    Did you catch her interview about this on NPR a while ago? I think I have a bit of a crush on Nigella. She’s so great.

    • Anonymous

      I didn’t hear that interview Cindy, thanks for telling me! Now I am going to go look for it! I agree, Nigella is great.

  • http://www.sarahpinneo.com Julia’s Child

    Yum! It’s like a slightly less stuffy Kir Royale.

    Congratulations on your book deal! Don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions of your editor. And enjoy it!

    • Anonymous

      Hi Sarah – I love your work! Thanks for the note about the book deal, we should chat soon. And, yes, this cocktail is delicious. enjoy!

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