Everyone has that one friend, effortlessly interesting, everything is beautifully put together, you don’t know what to expect whenever you go, always a something new or a little different to try but always delicious, beautiful, exciting.
“Hello! Welcome! Let me take your coat.” And there they are waiting, right on cue. The apéritif, the amuse-bouche the curation of picture-perfect drinks, sitting pretty on a marble worktop, longing to be sipped and to set the tone for the rest of the evening. They are to be drunk around the kitchen counter and the kitchen counter only. These are the debrief before the main event.
An unexpected but welcome twist on a classic, rich and sweet, cut with citrus and freshened with mint. Another something new.
◆ 35ml Blackberry & Gooseberry Gin
◆ 20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
◆ 10ml Crème De Mur
◆ Soda Water
◆ Mint Sprig
Build all ingredients in a tall slim highball over cubed ice. Stir gently to mix. Top with fresh blackberry and lightly bruised mint sprig.