Blue Curaçao is ordinary triple sec with blue food colouring added to make it look more interesting in cocktails. Photo: Alamy
Nellie Ming Lee
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Grape & Grain by Nellie Ming Lee

How oranges made their way into our favourite liqueurs, from Cointreau to blue Curaçao

Not just a Chinese symbol of good health or your go-to fruit for a hit of vitamin C, oranges and their peel are essential ingredients in a wide range of citrus-based liqueurs

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Blue Curaçao is ordinary triple sec with blue food colouring added to make it look more interesting in cocktails. Photo: Alamy
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