The easiest way to do this is to make a margarita ice cream by adding lemon juice, lemon zest and tequila to a basic ice cream recipe. However, if you don’t like your ice cream citrusy, add it to good old chocolate ice cream or butterscotch for a warm, delicious after-burn.
To make the Bloody Mary’s fiester twin, simply swap the vodka in the Bloody Mary recipe for a generous pour of tequila and add an extra dash of tobasco sauce if you like your cocktail especially fiery.
To make adult versions of everyone’s favourite red velvet cupcake, add a few teaspoons of tequila to the icing instead of milk. The boozy hit is a great surprise, making this a trick worth pulling out when you’re hosting guests.
Bourbon honey glazes are de rigueur when it comes to adding alcohol to meat marinades and glazes, but tequila tastes just as delicious. When paired with honey, chilli, lime, coriander, pepper and all-spice, it is the perfect sticky-spicy glaze to succulent pork ribs.
Perk up standard vinaigrette by adding a small measure of tequila to the emulsion. Give it an Asian twist by adding a chopped red chilli and a drizzle of honey. However, remember to go easy with the tequila—after all, you don’t want it to overpower the salad.
Written By : Shirley Mistry