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Pineapple Hervido Nariñense

Pineapple Hervido Nariñense
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 2
Hervido de piña nariñense is a typical Latin American drink enjoyed during end-of-year celebrations. The name explains it all; originating in Nariño of southern Colombia, it’s prepared by boiling pineapple juice with aguardiente. The amount of liquor used depends on the preference of your guests, since some like their drinks stronger than others. It’s served hot, in glasses or cups garnished with sugar and pineapple slices. As you will see, it’s very easy to prepare and just as tasty when it comes to flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pineapple
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Aguardiente, to taste
  • Pineapple slices, for garnish

Directions

  • 1
    Peel the pineapple and slice.
  • 2
    Blend the fruit with the water and strain to remove pulp.
  • 3
    Add the sugar and bring to a boil over low heat in a saucepan.
  • 4
    Add aguardiente, to taste, and mix well.
  • 5
    Serve this drink hot, in glasses or cups garnished with slices of pineapple.

Expert Tips

  • The sugar to aguardiente ratio is to taste, depending on the individual preference.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • Hervido de piña nariñense is a typical Latin American drink enjoyed during end-of-year celebrations. The name explains it all; originating in Nariño of southern Colombia, it’s prepared by boiling pineapple juice with aguardiente. The amount of liquor used depends on the preference of your guests, since some like their drinks stronger than others. It’s served hot, in glasses or cups garnished with sugar and pineapple slices. As you will see, it’s very easy to prepare and just as tasty when it comes to flavor.
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