Drinks are just as important as food when the Bodega boys entertain at home.
80g caster sugar
1 litre red wine (malbec or other medium-bodied)
400g strawberries (or other red berries)
1 vanilla bean
Grated zest of 1 lemon
Grated zest of 1 orange
1 litre cava (Spanish sparkling wine)
Combine caster sugar and 80mL water in a small saucepan and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove and cool. Combine sugar mixture with remaining ingredients except cava in a bowl, stir well, cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. Blend in a food processor or blender. This may need to be done in batches. Strain mixture through a sieve. Mix with cava and serve.
Makes 10-12 drinks.