strawberry, lemon and basil soda...

{via bon appetit}
a strawberry, lemon and basil soda by chef brett emerson of contigo in san francisco

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
6 fresh basil leaves
5 small strawberries (or 3 large strawberries, quartered) plus 1 thin slice for garnish
1 pinch kosher salt
3/4 cup soda water
1 tablespoon raw sugar


Combine fresh lemon juice, raw sugar, basil, whole strawberries, and salt in a pint glass. Muddle ingredients with a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon until sugar dissolves. Add ice cubes and soda water and stir until chilled. Strain into a 12-oz. glass filled with ice cubes and garnish with a strawberry slice.



brooklyn said...

you should put your strawberry basil cocktail recipe on here. best drink i've ever had

iheartkiwi said...

And while I'm at it... this recipe too :)

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