I’ve had a blurry love affair with rum since a rugby tour to Barbados (yes, that great rugby playing nation). Or was it the trip to Cuba, where I learned that the only thing you can do during a hurricane is drink Mojitos, Cuba Libres and Daiquiris? To be honest, I can’t remember which came first. But the point is, it’s been a while, and it’s been emotional.
Now I’m older and wiser I realise that you don’t have to just glug through the good stuff – sometimes you can cook with it as well.
Spiced rum, like Captain Morgan’s, is towards the top of my list of “booze that’s good for cooking”. There’s depth … Continue Reading