Hangin' Out

Hangin’ Out #1

You Shall Be Entertained!

I don’t think I’ve ever had my friends over as much as I have over the past 6 months. The Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown situations have provided us with plenty of opportunity to find delight in small gatherings at home. With that in mind, I’ve decided to do a “Hanging Out” series which will include a mixture of things you can do at home to keep your guests well-fed, entertained and happy.

During this session I’ll share some ideas for a hot set, a cool cocktail, and a swanky-looking salad to get your night off to a delicious start.



First, and as always, when hanging out with good friends you’ll need good music:

I’ve chosen Club Room episode #129 with Anja Schneider. She is one of my all-time favorite DJ’s, producers, radio broadcasters, and label boss – and one of the hardest working figures within the industry.


Cool Fact:
“The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year


Next come the drink. And here is the perfect sour cocktail:

The PISCO SOUR

Pisco is a great brandy made in both Chile and Peru. In fact, the Pisco Sour is a drink so dear to the Peruvians that on the first Saturday in February, every bar and restaurant in Peru serves it. However, the Pisco Sour was created by an American bartender named Victor Morris, who was living in Peru during the prohibition.

Here’s what you’ll need to make the Pisco Sour. Cheers!

Ingredients
2 ounces Pisco
1 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
1/2 ounce simple syrup
1 egg white
Garnish – Angostura bitters

Directions

  • Ice down a glass and put it off to the side
  • Bring out the shaker and add the fresh lime juice, simple syrup, Pisco and the fresh egg white
  • Dry-shake (without ice) vigorously, then add ice to fill the shaker, and shake again, vigorously! It’s important to get a good emulsification in this drink (Alternatively, you can use a blender if you don’t have a shaker.)
  • Get the chilled glass and discard the ice and strain the ingredients into it.
  • Garnish with 3 drops of Angostura bitters and stir it if you like

Cool Fact:
“One Penny doubled everyday be comes over 5 million dollars in just 30 days!”


FRESH PEACH, BASIL AND BURRATA SALAD

And finally, the food. Enough of the chips and dips. Try this appetizer that will take 10 minutes to make from start to finish. You’ll be hanging out with your friends and enjoying the beats, treats and eats in no time!

INGREDIENTS
1 Peach
Basil
Burrata
Sliced Almonds
Olive Oil
Trader Giotto’s Balsamic Glaze

Directions

  • Remove stone and cut the peach into 8-12 slices.
  • Put the peach on the stove-top for around 2-3 minutes until golden (same goes for the sliced almonds)
  • Start layering your plate with burrata and basil and top it with the warm peach and toasted almonds.
  • Drizzle, garnish, and dig in!

Bon Appétit!


Although we may be social distancing, that doesn’t mean we can’t make the best of our time indoors. We can make a night memorable with just four ingredients: good tunes, tasty eat and drink, and most importantly: great friends! So shake up some smiles with those close to you.

And let us know your favorite way to chill! We’d love to hear, and potentially share all the fun ways you stay connected with friends and family. Please respond in comments below, or send us a direct email to contact@kaldzar.com


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Hana Zarour

Founder
Movement Specialist; Specialist in Sports Nutrition, Exercise Therapy, Weightlifting Performance Coach.

I get most excited when working on projects and challenges that stimulate growth and thinking.

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