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2 TOASTED GINGER SNAP 1½ oz red grapefruit juice ½ oz lime juice 4 pieces of mint 1 oz ginger syrup A dash of egg whites 1½ oz Bombay Sapphire

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First, rim and shake all ingredients to break up the mint. Garnish with orange blossom honey to attach ground anise seed and almonds. Rim with one mint sprig. Go light on the honey or it will run down the glass.

SAKE

Sample the variety of flavors of this popular Asian spirit. Some of the best brands of sake include Hime no Mai’s ‘Dancing Princess’ and Kamikokoro’s ‘Heart of God’

INDULGE ME 1 BLACKBERRY BRAMBLE COOLER 2 oz fresh raspberry puree 2 oz citrus vodka 1 oz fresh lemon juice Splash of soda water Lemon wedge Blackberries

Mix puree, vodka and lemon juice in martini shaker. Shake vigorously; pour with ice into chilled glass. Top with splash of club soda. Garnish with lemon and blackberries. Enjoy! JON WOOL - FINESSE CUISINE

SHERRIE GESLAK - SUNDA

Blackberry Bramble Cooler

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‘The first days of summer conjure images of lakeside gatherings, relaxed hours on the terrace watching the sunset and icy pitchers of colorful cocktails. Our Blackberry Bramble Cooler offers a perfect combination of citrus, fresh berries and cool mint. This complements any savory grill preparation or sips beautifully all by itself...’

Toasted Ginger Snap

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‘This great gin cocktail will make them fall in love with it. Bombay Sapphire with this is a great, classic gin. This cocktail brings out all of the best elements of gin in a fun and sexy way. The egg whites give your mouth a velvety feeling. The ginger adds a spicy kick to this cocktail. Honey is always sexy. The cocktail has a soft, flesh tone.’

Profile for The LB Group

ME: IN FOCUS Magazine 'S' Issue (July/August) 2010  

Dear Readers, Welcome to the long awaited S issue - the double issue that celebrates everything S, everything summer. My favorite season, su...

ME: IN FOCUS Magazine 'S' Issue (July/August) 2010  

Dear Readers, Welcome to the long awaited S issue - the double issue that celebrates everything S, everything summer. My favorite season, su...