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Giardino

Luxardo Maraschino Originale

Francesco Dionese

15 Jul 2014
Via Website

Ingredients

  • 40 ml Luxardo Maraschino Originale
  • 20 ml Gin
  • 0.5 ml Dry Vermouth
  • half Lime juice
  • 2/3 Basil leaves
  • 3 Cucumber slices

Italian Inspiration

Perfumes and scent from the village where I grew up, in the Langhe, Northern Italy.

Method

  • Muddle the cucumber in a shaker,
  • Add the basil and the juice of half lime,
  • Pour in the Luxardo Maraschino Originale, gin and dry vermouth,
  • Shake and strain over crushed ice in a marmalade jar,
  • Top with more crushed ice,
  • Garnish with slices of cucumber, a strawberry, a mint spring, thyme, ground black pepper on top,
  • Sip while inhaling the perfumes of the garnish...
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