Mimosas are the quintessential brunch cocktail. Think about the feeling of sipping on a cold, fizzy mimosa while enjoying a leisurely brunch with friends.. it sounds like the perfect relaxing morning to me!
Have you ever wondered about the history of this beloved beverage? Or what makes them so delicious? Today, we're going to dive into the fascinating story of mimosas and teach you how to make them yourself.
The history of mimosas is a bit fuzzy, but many believe they were invented in the 1920s in Paris. The drink is named after the yellow flowers of the mimosa plant, which were in bloom around the same time as the first mimosas were being mixed. The classic mimosa recipe is a simple combination of champagne and orange juice, with a splash of triple sec or Grand Marnier for an extra kick!
So, what makes mimosas so delicious? It's all about the balance of flavors. The dryness of the champagne is perfectly complemented by the sweetness of the orange juice, while the triple sec adds a touch of complexity to the drink. And of course, we all know bubbles make everything more fun!
Now, let's get to the fun part: making mimosas! It's incredibly easy, and you can customize the recipe to your liking. Start by filling your champagne flute about 1/3 of the way with orange juice. Then, slowly pour in your champagne, filling the glass to about 2/3 full. Finally, add a splash of triple sec and give it a gentle stir. Garnish with a slice of orange or a sprig of mint, and you're ready to enjoy!
Of course, there are endless variations on the classic mimosa recipe. Try swapping out the orange juice for grapefruit or mango juice for a fun twist. You can also experiment with different types of champagne or sparkling wine to find your new go-to combination!
Now how stunning and mouth watering does this Mimosa look on our Resin Bamboo Serving Tray? When it comes to hosting a brunch, it's all about the details. While the food and drinks are certainly important, the way you present them can make all the difference. That's why we believe investing in beautiful serveware is a must. Not only will it impress your friends and elevate the overall aesthetic of your brunch, but it also shows that you put thought and care into the details. So don't underestimate the power of beautiful serveware – it's the little things that make a big impact!
Our Bamboo Tray is available in 9 unique design options, meaning that there is a design to suit whatever your decor style may be! You can fit a number of drinks and goodies on it, truly serving in style. Now whats the best part? We all know how frustrating it is having dishes and serveware pile up in our cupboards. We open the cupboard doors and either everything comes tumbling out, or we can't find what we are looking for! So what is the solution? Functional art! Such as our Resin Bamboo Tray or Resin Cheese Boards. Since they are just as beautiful as they are functional, when not in use you can simply lean them against your countertop wall or place on your table for a gorgeous eye-catching centrepiece.
With Mimosa's served on our Resin Bamboo Tray at your next brunch, your gathering will instantly be taken to the next level... and don't we all want friends to leave our parties feeling like they had the most wonderful hosts? I know I sure do! To view our variety of Best sellers and other serving trays, click here.
So next time you're hosting brunch or just need a little pick-me-up, whip up a batch of mimosas and toast to the delicious history of this beloved cocktail, and beautiful serveware.