This elegant icing technique is much simpler than it looks.
How to Make a Scotch Blossom
Michael Cecconi is the former mixologist at New York’s Back Forty; he's currently the head bartender at San Francisco's Two Sisters Bar and Books, and teaches at the Institute of Culinary Education. Here he shares a quick summertime drink idea, called a Scotch Blossom: 2 ounces of Scotch, 1 ounce of honey simple syrup, 1 ounce of lime juice, 4 to 8 mint leaves, and ice. Shake vigorously, add soda water, and enjoy.
Milanese is Italian for "breaded and sautéed until golden," an easy (and fast) way to dress up sliced pork tenderloin. Top the pork with a creamy mushroom sauce and serve with a simple kale salad for a complete meal.