Konkani cuisine also has its share of beverages. There is indeed a wide range of beverages in Konkani cuisine, some of which are alcoholic and some non-alcoholic. Feni and Goan cocktails are examples of popular beverages in Konkani cuisine. These are alcoholic drinks, and are very popular. Every hotel in Goa has these drinks, and these drinks are usually used as appetizers. It also must be asserted here that alcoholic drinks in Goan cuisine are used as appetizers. As surprising as this may sound, it is true because alcohol stimulates an appetite. However, the use of alcoholic drinks being used as appetizers does not mean that Konkani cuisine does not have appetizers. It certainly does indeed, and these are various kinds.
Some of the well-known cocktails and drinks in Konkani cuisine include the following:
Sangria, which consists of cinnamon, water, sugar, ripe orange, ice cubes, brandy, and red wine, is believed to be a refreshing beverage. Some households even allow their children to consume this drink in small quantities.
Fidalgo's Punch is another refreshing drink that made from coconut Feni, rum, Angostura bitters, sugar, lemon juice, orange juice, and nutmeg. It also has a orange and mint to decorate the drink.
The Goan Punch: this drink consists of coconut Feni, ice cubes, and coffee liqueur. This drink is rejuvenating due to the dual effect of coffee and alcohol.
Sun Kissed Cocktail: This is another interesting and refreshing drinik in Konkani cuisine. It contains coconut cream, pineapple juice, ice cubes and coconut Feni. In addition to these wonderful ingredients, it also contains pineapple and cherry for decorative purposes.
The Holiday Sparkle is yet another interesting drink. It is made of lemon juice, coconut Feni, sugar, ice and wine.
In addition to these drinks, there are others as well in Konkani cuisine. Other Konkani beverages in Konkani cuisine include: Frozen Pineapple, Song Of Goa, Orchata, Sol de Orange and Tambre Maria or Bloody Mary.This category currently contains no pages or media.