Today is National Margarita Day
One of Mexico’s most beloved exports, oh yes, it’s the margarita.Classicly known to be made of tequila, lime juice and Cointreau or Triple Sec, served in a glass with a salted rim
—its a perfect combination of sweet, salty, sour and bitter. And now you want one…A major part of the margarita is the limes! What’s better you ask? Plump Persian limes or little round Key limes. Key limes are smaller, yellower, more acidic, yet aromatic than the darker green Persians. Key limes have seeds. Persian limes, usually don’t have seeds and are less acidic.
Most Tequila is produced in Mexico with Blue Agave plant. Mexican law says, tequila must contain 51 percent of Blue Agave. Most Blue Agave plants that are used for tequila are produced in the State of Jalisco.
Cocktail fads come and go, but the margarita and it’s popularity has remained steady since its invention, whenever and wherever that was somewhere south of the border. So, while your out tonight on a Friday Night, celebrate with a classic Margarita!