The spy, who was there to pick up any crumbs he could find or make, did not allow his baffled state to express itself in his sinister face; but, stood with an air of gossiping gallantry, leaning his elbow on Madame Defarge's little counter, and occasionally sipping his cognac.
The spy, well used to his business, did not change his unconscious attitude, but drained his little glass of cognac, took a sip of fresh water, and asked for another glass of cognac.
Expensive research has discovered that cognac
is best enjoyed in a slim, flute glass rather than the traditional bulbous goblet.
But what really identifies the differences between cognac
and other eaux-de-vie like Armagnac, brandy and calvados?
That's what goes into the making of cognac
, the spirit that owes its name to a picturesque region in France.
is made of brandy and is a fruit-based spirit.
For the date-infused cognac
: 8 dates, coarsely chopped 1 24-ounce bottle Hine Cognac
For the date pumpkin sidecar: 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 1/2 ounce ground cinnamon 1/2 ounce Demerara sugar 3 tablespoons date-infused cognac
, from above 1 1/2 tablespoons Berentzen Apfel Korn Liqueur * 1/2 tablespoon Monin[R] pumpkin spice syrup 1 tablespoon apple cider Ice, as needed * available from www.
REGION--BIRTHPLACE OF THE ESTEEMED brandy--resembles a page from a French novel: narrow cobblestone streets wind between 18th-century houses and spectacular churches embellished with striking sculptures and frescoes.
Until a recent visit to the distilleries of France's gently beautiful Cognac
To some extent, it's a view I might have shared until a recent visit to the distilleries of France's gently beautiful Cognac
Maxxium UK has launched a Cognac
for people who don't like Cognac
is to go on sale soon as supermarkets launch posh own-label brands.