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Twisted Mango and Lime

If the weather forecast is anything to go by, we don’t have a heatwave ahead of us any time soon. But if you want to coax the sun in to putting his (or her, let’s not be sexist, just because it’s an all powerful star doesn’t mean it’s a man) hat on, getting drunk on mangoes is the way to do it. I spent about half an hour in the spirits aisle at the supermarket recently looking for something new to shake up the drinks cupboard. In the end, I picked up some Oddka. Never heard of it? Nor had I, but it looked pretty and upon first experimentation, tasted pretty great too. I went for Twisted Melon, it’s kind of sickly sweet, reminiscent of Hubba Bubba, but works perfectly with this ice cold cocktail. 1 tin maharajah mangoes in syrup juice of 1 lime 200ml coconut water 150ml twisted melon oddka     Simply put all ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth, then pour into a glass filled with ice. Easy as …