Emerald Dream Recipe: A Refreshing Mix of Curaçao and Orange Juice

Emerald Dream

Emerald Dream Recipe: A Refreshing Mix of Curaçao and Orange Juice
Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 1


Emerald Dream
Emerald Dream

Emerald Dream is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. With its beautiful blue color and citrusy flavor, it is sure to be a hit at your next gathering.


The Emerald Dream cocktail has been a popular drink for many years, known for its striking appearance and delicious taste. It is often enjoyed as a festive drink during holidays or special events.


How to prepare

  1. Combine and vigorously shake the ingredients.


  • For a twist on the classic Emerald Dream cocktail, try adding a splash of pineapple juice or coconut cream for a tropical flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When making an Emerald Dream cocktail, be sure to use high-quality ingredients for the best flavor. Make sure to shake the ingredients vigorously to ensure that they are well mixed and chilled.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Emerald Dream cocktail in a chilled glass with a slice of orange for garnish.

Cooking Techniques

Shake the ingredients vigorously in a cocktail shaker with ice to ensure that the drink is well mixed and chilled.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have blue curaçao, you can substitute with blue raspberry syrup for a similar color and flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

You can mix the ingredients for the Emerald Dream cocktail ahead of time and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Emerald Dream cocktail in a martini glass with a sugar rim for an extra touch of elegance.

Pairing Recommendations

The Emerald Dream cocktail pairs well with seafood dishes, such as shrimp cocktail or grilled fish.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Emerald Dream cocktail in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Shake well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 150 per serving


Carbohydrates: 15g per serving


Fats: 0g per serving


Proteins: 0g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and Minerals: The Emerald Dream cocktail contains vitamin C from the orange juice.


Allergens: This recipe contains alcohol and may not be suitable for individuals with alcohol allergies.


The Emerald Dream cocktail is a low-calorie drink that is free of fats and proteins. It is a good source of vitamin C from the orange juice.


The Emerald Dream cocktail is a delicious and visually stunning drink that is perfect for any occasion. With its bright blue color and citrusy flavor, it is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of finding this recipe for the first time is still fresh in my mind. It was a warm summer day, the sun shining brightly through the windows of my small kitchen. I was rummaging through my old recipe box, looking for something new and exciting to try. As I sifted through the worn and tattered index cards, a vibrant green piece of paper caught my eye. The words "Emerald Dream" were scrawled across the top in elegant cursive writing.

Intrigued by the name, I pulled out the recipe and read through the list of ingredients. Avocado, lime, cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic...it sounded like a dreamy combination of flavors. I couldn't wait to give it a try. But where had this recipe come from? I wracked my brain, trying to remember where I had acquired it. As I looked closer at the paper, a faint memory started to surface.

I remembered a sunny day at the farmer's market, browsing through the stalls of fresh produce. One of the vendors had a small stand set up with samples of various dips and spreads. I had been drawn to a bowl of creamy green salsa, its color reminding me of a lush emerald forest. I had asked the vendor for the recipe, and she had been kind enough to write it down for me on a piece of paper.

Excited to recreate the delicious salsa, I gathered the ingredients and got to work. I chopped up the ripe avocados, squeezed the limes for their tart juice, and minced the garlic and jalapeno for a spicy kick. The fresh cilantro added a burst of herbaceous flavor to the mix. As I blended everything together in the food processor, the vibrant green color of the salsa swirled and melded into a creamy, dreamy texture.

I took a taste of the Emerald Dream salsa and was instantly transported to a world of flavor. The creamy avocado provided a rich, buttery base, while the lime juice added a bright and tangy zing. The cilantro and jalapeno added a fresh and spicy kick, making the salsa a perfect balance of flavors. It was like a symphony of taste dancing on my tongue.

I couldn't wait to share this delicious recipe with my friends and family. I hosted a small gathering that evening, serving the Emerald Dream salsa with a platter of crisp tortilla chips. As my guests dipped and savored the creamy green salsa, their eyes lit up with delight. They couldn't get enough of the unique and refreshing flavors.

From that day on, Emerald Dream became a staple in my recipe collection. I made it for every potluck, party, and gathering, delighting friends and family with its vibrant taste. The recipe had a special place in my heart, not only for its delicious flavor but also for the memories of where it had come from.

As the years passed, I continued to make Emerald Dream salsa, each batch bringing back the fond memories of that sunny day at the farmer's market. The recipe had become a part of my culinary repertoire, a symbol of the joy and creativity that cooking brought into my life.

And so, whenever I make a batch of Emerald Dream salsa, I am reminded of the serendipitous discovery of this recipe and the happiness it has brought me over the years. It is a reminder that sometimes the best recipes come from unexpected places, and that cooking is not just about nourishing the body, but also the soul. The memory of finding this recipe for the first time will always hold a special place in my heart, a reminder of the magic and wonder that can be found in the kitchen.


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