Drinks | The Chapman
A lot of my childhood memories about growing up in Nigeria revolve around this drink. They served them at birthday parties, naming ceremonies, Christmas parties, just-because-its-Friday party! Everywhere we went, this was the signature drink for Nigeria. Them i left Nigeria and I did not drink it for a very long time. In 2009, I remember drinking it at my sisters wedding and all those memories came flooding back! I felt taken back to 1995 doing musical chairs with my brother and sipping on some chapman! When I got into the world of blogging, I remember seeing the recipe on a few websites and I always said I was going to make it. For some reason I never got around to it until yesterday when I had to take the picture for this huge publication that would be running them soon (I would soon reveal the publication :D:D:D:) I quickly looked up the recipe and went to the store, picked up everything I needed and set out to make my own chapman! I would retype the recipe but also leave a link to the website I got it from. Hope it helps someone.
This is also the beginning of out annual Valentine’s day inspired posts!! Whooop! With the holiday just a few weeks away, I am here to provide you with some inspiration! You can make the chapman as your won signature cocktail for the day! ENJOY!
Recipe culled from HERE
P.s instead of ice cubes, you Can freeze some sprite/fanta in the ice tray and use them instead. That way the drink is not watered down by the ice. 😀
p,s,s If you live in Toronto, I am still available for Valentines day/week dinners. Most days are already booked, but if you email me, we can work something out!
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