Lime sorbet (palate cleanser)

Lime sorbet (palate cleanser)

New year dinner, palate cleanser:  This is a simple sorbet/granite recipe. We used it as a palate cleanser after the main curses, to ready the guests for cheese and desert.

Recipe

  • 1 part fresh lime juice
  • 1 part water
  • 1 part caster sugar

First make a simple sirup by combining water and caster sugar and heat until the sugar is dissolved.Cool the sirup and ad the lime juice. Pour into a ice cream maker and run for about 45 minutes.

ENJOY !

Japanese cherry blossom cocktail

Japanese cherry blossom cocktail

While its not cherry blossom season in japan yet, i find this little creation of mine has the flare of christmas. It’s 2 main ingredients are sake (Japanese rice wine) and cherry heering (Danish cherry liquor).

Recipe

  • 4 parts      sake
  • 1 part        cherry heering
  • 1 part        fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 part    simple sirup
  • dash of bitters

Shake with lots of ice, and strain into a cocktail glass.

ENJOY !