"'I found out what your 'drug-stores' were.' He turned to us and spoke rapidly. 'He and this Wolfsheim bought up a log of side-street drug stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That's one of his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw him, and I wasn't far wrong'" (133).
Throw the ultimate 1920’s Great Gatsby party. We’ve done all the research for you, providing you with links to the recipes you need for all the drinks and foods mentioned in the book, so you can get on quickly and easily with throwing your best party ever.
A brilliant no-fuss sponge cake from the Queen of baking Mary Berry. Simply mix all the cake ingredients together in a bowl place in a cake tin and bake, what could be easier. You can adapt it for any occasion topping it with different decorations or sweets.
The Manhattan cocktail is made by stirring together rye or Canadian whiskey with sweet red vermouth and a dash of bitters. The drink is usually finished with a cocktail cherry and is traditionally served in a cocktail glass.
1920's modern - Top tier is covered in shorting and then I used a zig-zag stencil with gold luster dust. Middle tier has real gold flecks (I cut the shapes and allowed a day to dry). Bottom tier is hand painted with a mixture of gold luster dust and vodka (I did about 5 coats allowing it to dry between coats).