THE NEGRONI Cocktail Recipe, How to make a perfect Negroni


THE NEGRONI Type Cocktail Primary alcohol by volume Gin Vermouth Campari Served On the rocks; poured over ice Standard garnish Orange slice Standard drinkware Old Fashioned glass IBA specified ingredients* 3 cl gin 3 cl sweet red vermouth 3 cl campari Preparation Stir into glass over ice, garnish and serve. The Negroni cocktail is made of one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, garnished with orange peel. It is considered an apéritif.   History While the drink’s origins are unknown, the most widely reported account is…

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English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “MAUDLIN”


maudlin ˈmɔːdlɪn/ adjective: maudlin self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental. “a bout of maudlin self-pity” synonyms: sentimental, over-sentimental, emotional, overemotional, tearful, lachrymose; informalweepy “a bout of maudlin self-pity” antonyms: austere, undemonstrative (of a book, film, or song) highly sentimental. “a maudlin jukebox tune” synonyms: mawkish, sentimental, over-sentimental, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, syrupy, sickening, nauseating, banal, trite; twee; informalmushy, slushy, sloppy, schmaltzy, weepy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy, sloshy, soupy, treacly, cheesy, corny, icky, sick-making, toe-curling; informalsoppy; informalcornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky “a maudlin Irish ballad” antonyms: understated, dry, prosaic Origin late Middle English (as…

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Captain Saurabh Kalia: The Martyr awaits Justice

The Martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia still awaits justice post 17 years of Operation Vijay. Kaash Meri Zindagi Me Bhi Sarhad Ki Koi Shaam Aaye,  Kaash Meri Zindagi Mere Watan Ke Kaam Aaye;  Naa Khauff Hai Maut Ka Aur Na Aarzoo Hai Jannat Ki,  Magar Jab Kabhi Zikar Ho Shaheedo Ka, Kaash mera bhi naam aaye. It was during the months of May and June in 1999, that the Kargil war broke out between India & its neighbour Pakistan. Operation Vijay was a tough one as it was supposed to be…

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