Crazy Rich Asians cocktail

By Trevor Lui
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SERVES
1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 green tea bag
  • 2 ounces pisco
  • 2 ounces Green Tea Syrup (see here)
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • Handful of ice cubes
  • 5 pomegranate seeds
  • 3 ounces sparkling wine (preferably Crémant d’Alsace)

Directions

Green tea syrup:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and one cup water. Add tea bag and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for one hour, until reduced by a third. Remove from heat, then chill. (Any leftover syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to ten days.)

Cocktail:

  1. Put pisco, syrup, lemon juice, and ice in a shaker and shake vigorously.
  2. Place pomegranate seeds in a champagne flute, strain in pisco mixture, and top with sparkling wine.

 

Excerpted from The Double Happiness Cookbook: 88 Feel-Good Recipes and Food Stories by Trevor Lui. Photographs by Suech + Beck. Copyright © 2020 by Trevor Lui. Excerpted with permission from Figure 1 Publishing. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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