Mrs. Lilien's Cocktail Swatchbook
By Kelley Lilien
(Potter Style, Hardcover, 9780307955142, 104pp.)
Publication Date: May 29, 2012
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Beautifully designed in the Pantone swatch book format, Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook is filled with 50 classic cocktail recipes for colorful entertaining.
Interent bon vivant Mrs. Lilien (http://blog.mrslilien.com/) takes a fanciful approach to cocktail making in this retro-chic swatch book, which includes 20 recipes for blended cocktails, 20 recipes for shaken cocktails, and 10 recipes for punch bowls.
Every classic recipe is accompanied with a modern twist and chic accouterments. Simply fan the book out to your desired recipe, look at the card, and instantly know which ingredients the cocktail requires from the glossy four-color photographs. The gorgeous cover design (complete with embossed flamingos!) is dazzling on a bar cart, coffee table, or at any cocktail party.
Recipes include: Mrs. Palmer, Mrs. Basil Rita, Mrs. Collins, Mrs. Julep, Tequila Granita, Brunch Punch, Senorita Spin and many more!
KELLEY LILIEN is a graphic designer and stylist who creates packaging and branding for a diverse array of clients. She is the creator of Mrs. Lilien, a multi-faceted, aspirational brand that extends across both online and print media. Playfully combining elements of a chic and sophisticated "Mrs." aesthetic with classic cocktails, Kelley features a bevy of well-curarated recipes and lifestyle collections on her site (http://blog.mrslilien.com/).