Friday, April 29, 2011
Gin and spice and everything nice
It has been an exciting and eventful week for us. There are no real plans on the horizon this weekend, and I am beyond thrilled. I hope my future contains a long walk through the farmer's market, a belated viewing of Jane Eyre and maybe, just maybe, one of these delightful gin cocktails.
Peter created this based on a fun looking non-alcoholic drink in the latest Bon Appetit. Smart man: gin improves almost everything.
Cucumber, mint and basil soda with gin
You will need:
2 oz. gin
5 oz. soda (or a combination of soda and tonic if you like you're drinks on the sweeter side)
4 thin slices English cucumber
6 leaves fresh basil
6 leaves fresh mint
Dump everything into a glass and stir. Add ice and mix around again. Cheers!