The perfect Mojito

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The Perfect Mojito. I remember walking into La Bodeguita del medio bar in the old section of Havana Cuba with one question on my mind, I wanted know how many. ” eleven the bartender said, Papa could drink eleven.”This is where the famous Mojito cocktail came to life, immortalized by Ernest Hemingway. “Legend has it that he would drink several after a long day of fishing aboard the Pilar”.
I tried to stop myself but no, that would be to easy and smart and I was in Cuba, in love with the world.The words escaped from my mouth” I’ll take twelve”. I managed to make it home safely which led me to ponder the perfect Mojito that I was assigned to photograph for Spoleto restaurant this week. Here is a link for the recipe