Valentine’s Day Cocktail: Pomegranate Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail, with Lauren Carnes
For anyone who had the pleasure of attending the NAPCP Retreat 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, they know that it was a week full of amazing education, fostering great friendships, encouragement, community and fun! No detail went unnoticed at the retreat, and I was honored to have the chance to speak during a breakout session on Food Photography & Styling. With brains full of new knowledge and plans to begin implementing in business, some of the attendees spent the afternoon stretching their creative minds in a different way – one that was full of food, drinks and getting to “play with our food,” if you will. After talking about food photography & styling principles and tips, we took to the sidewalk to get a bit hands on with this amazing Pomegranate Rosemary Prosecco cocktail!
The recipe is truly quite simple! I’ve been wanting to try out my new Powell & Mahoney Pomegranate mixer since we collaborated a while back, so with the help of that and your favorite bottle of prosecco or champagne, you can have a fabulous cocktail perfect for an evening treat or even some Galentine’s Day fun.
Simply pour the prosecco into a glass and top with the Pomegranate mixer to taste. As with mimosas, I prefer a bit more prosecco to my mixer, but you can be the judge for your preference! Throw in a handful of pomegranate arils and add a sprig of fresh rosemary as a garnish, and … cheers, enjoy!
I loved the way the color of the red and green really pops against the neutral surface. The scattering of pomegranate on the surface adds great texture & depth to the image, while the pouring of the prosecco makes you feel like you’re ready to jump right in and grab a glass to clink with your love, or your favorite ladies!
Just make sure to have extra prosecco on hand, because you’re sure to want another round of such a tasty & refreshing drink!
Lauren Carnes Photography has been featured on Southern Weddings, Weddings Unveiled, Style Me Pretty Living, The Bridal Theory, Cottage Hill, The Celebration Society (print and digital), Wedding Chicks, Every Last Detail, Grey Likes Weddings, Carats & Cake, The Lovely Find, Borrowed & Blue, HGTVGardens and Vince Camuto’s The Crest.
When Lauren is not capturing amazing moments, she can be found exploring new cities, cooking, or relaxing on the couch with her husband Chip, their fur baby Sophie, and Parks & Recreation on Netflix.
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