Given the inspiration from Andrea, then inspired by my friend Olivia, this version of the Lemon Drop is less sweet than the traditional version but herbal from the homemade bitters. Use Princess natural maraschino cherries, not those plastic ones.
The tropical flavors of lemon grass and pineapple make this twist on the Lemon Drop a special treat for the summer. A lemon grass infused simple syrup, Stoli Citros Vodka and the very floral St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur deliver further depth of flavor and help make this a solid step up beyond your first Lemon Drop.
How to Make a Lemon Twist
It's not just about a pretty twist of lemon peel; it's about the lemon zest and the citrusy oil, and all of that nestling in your glass and interacting with your cocktail's ingredients. Duggan McDonnell from San Francisco's Cantina explains.
Lemon rind adds a bit of bright flavor to this simple side dish of Pea, Pancetta, and Lemon Farfalle. Quick and so easy to throw together, this is a fantastic weeknight dinner side or a lovely last-minute contribution to any potluck scenario.