Cachaca is a potent sugarcane liquor used in this Brazilian national drink. You can substitute light rum if you can't find cachaca.
- 2 limes, cut in half
- 8 teaspoons sugar
- Coarsely crushed ice
- 1 cup cachaca
Put a lime half in each of four tumblers, and sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons sugar. Using a wooden reamer, crush the flesh of the limes. Fill glasses with ice, and pour cachaca over it. Stir well, and serve.
SourceMartha Stewart Living, August/September 1992