caipirinha


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cai·pir·in·ha

 (kī′pə-rē′nyə)
n.
A Brazilian cocktail typically made of cachaca, crushed limes, and sugar.

[Brazilian Portuguese, from diminutive of caipira, bumpkin, hick, perhaps from alteration (influenced by curupira, a kind of demon or guardian spirit of the wilderness in Tupí myth and Brazilian folklore) of caipora, demon or guardian spirit of the wilderness somewhat similar to the curupira, from Tupí kaapora : kaa, scrubland + -pora, inhabitant.]
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caïpirinha
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The restaurant will also have a large bar, offering a range of drinks, including traditional Brazilian Caipirinha cocktails, made using cachaca rum, freshly squeezed limes and sugar, and a wine selection sourced from across Latin America.
Most famously, the Brazilian liquor is found in the Caipirinha, a mixture of cachaca, lime juice and sugar.
Starting with aperitifs in the cocktail bar, the lucky winner and friends will be able to choose from specials such as the fruitily fabulous Pear Drop Caipirinha or the smouldering Smoking Plums, perfect for autumn evenings in the capital.
Pisco and Caipirinha will draw on perennial interest in international spirits and beverages to foster new mixology and flavoring applications
Because, pardon me for thinking this, female scientists might be a little less, 'Oooh look, my robot can beat you at FIFA and be programmed to think it's a violent Chicago drug dealer', and a bit more, 'My robot has cleaned the house, made dinner, tucked in the gerbil, sorted out my Excel spreadsheet for work tomorrow, bled the radiators, booked that holiday, and poured me a Caipirinha to sip - while I just relaxed.
In this first adventure, Joey dances the samba, quaffs caipirinha cocktails and explores the favela slums in Rio.
This suitcase of treats has all you need to create a South American scene indoors - put on the CD, don the flip-flops, lay on the towel, read How To Be A Carioca (a native of Rio), then sip a Caipirinha and let your imagination go.
This suitcase of treats has all you need to create a South American scene indoors - put on this suitcase of treats has all you need to create a South American scene indoors - put on the CD, don the flip-flops, lay on the towel, read How To Be A Carioca (a native of Rio), then sip a Caipirinha and let your imagination go.
The limited edition Caju & Lime collection is inspired by Brazil's signature cocktail, the Caipirinha, to celebrate the World Cup host.
THE BEES'' KNEES A SUGAR cane-based Brazilian spirit that''s sweet and fruity with honeycomb notes, cachaca (pronounced ka-SHAH-sa) is the power house behind a caipirinha (kai-pur-EEN-ya) cocktail, the national drink of Brazil.
NOON Relax on Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janeiro, with a sweet, strong caipirinha while catching some rays.
cocktail appetizer (natural juices different flavors and alcoholic beverages: pisco sour, pod, mojito, caipirinha, etc.