Hang in there! When the temps finally do go up, I’ll definitely be making these cocktails!! We’re revolutionising what it means to be located within the Big Smoke. There is really nothing more to it than that. So let’s review: this strawberry basil gin cocktail has earthy basil,  sweet strawberries, tart lemon, and floral gin. Set aside. A good gin will be much more refreshing, and have a less harsh alcohol taste. Last year, in preparation for our Puerto Rican wedding, Trevor’s and my cocktail of choice was an ice cold mojito using Bacardi. Combine strawberry/sugar mixture with lemon juice and place in a blender. Now take the strawberries and sugar and combine that with lemon juice in a blender or vitamix. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, can we just talk about how gorgeous it was last weekend? With the mojito on my mind, it reminded me of when Trevor and I were living in Iowa. About Us, Jalapeno Margarita with Jalapeno Infused Tequila, This post may contain affiliate links. I can’t remember why, but as a gift, one of our very best friend’s, Greg, gave us a mint leaf plant and a basil leaf plant. DIY Gin Bar Recipes. Then, being me, I needed to make it a little sweet, so I decided to add strawberries. Would you mind if we did and if we used an image as part of the Pinterest collage? This fruity, herbal gin cocktail combines the flavors of ripe raspberries and fragrant basil blossoms for a summery twist on the popular Gin Basil Smash cocktail. A refreshing mix of fresh strawberries, herbaceous basil, crisp soda and subtle vodka, this libation is … Everybody (and their dog) was outside soaking up every ounce of Vitamin D they could. Combine with our herbaceous Mercato Mediterranean Gin, the bitter sweetness of lemon juice and honey, chuck in some juicy strawberries, and you've got yourself an absolutely gorgeous Gin Cocktail. Give it a good stir and top with club soda. My original post didn't include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I'm revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. Garnish with more basil and sliced strawberries! I had the thought, then, instead of using mint in a cocktail, why not use basil? I think this is o to be a popular cocktail at our house. It’s subtly sweet, tart, earthy, and seriously so refreshing. I love strawberry and basil together! Add the orange juice … Slice strawberries and place in a small bowl with sugar. My Mediterranean Gin Basil Smash made with strawberries, honey and lemon is a very popular choice to make at home. Now add in the gin. Basil brings a strong, pungent, often sweet smell and aroma to any cocktail. This strawberry basil gin cocktail is definitely one to enjoy outside on a sunny Saturday with your favorite people and some happy tunes. If … While we were in Puerto Rico, we actually got to go to the Bacardi factory and try a bunch of their rums, but that’s another story for another day . * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Although I don’t have my own plants anymore, as I was doing my weekly grocery shopping, I saw some beautiful fresh basil and mint. Close the shaker/jar TIGHT and give it a good old SHAKE for 10 seconds. AVIATION. Thank you so much Emily!! My original post didn't include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I'm revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. Mom to Mom Nutrition Katie Serbinski, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian and millennial mom, blogging about healthy recipes, child and mom nutrition, and motherhood. In a short glass, gently muddle two basil leaves. Then fill the glass with ice and pour the strawberry/sugar/lemon mixture over the ice. I have been I-T-C-H-I-N-G for warm weather. , Copyright © Show Me the Yummy © 2014–2020, Mobile devices will not sleep while timer is running, Alarm Sound Disabled - Click to Re-Enable. Garnish with more basil or strawberries, if desired, and enjoy! Next, get your serving glass of choosing (we like a copa balloon glass, or a glass jar for something a bit quirkier) and add in plenty of cubed ice. As we move into July, we’re reaching peak raspberry season here in the northeast. My original post didn't include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I'm revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. Jan 27, 2019 - Gin pairs really well with strawberries, so make this cocktail while they are in season. If … Moisten the rim of two coupe … Apr 5, 2020 - I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it's still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! Why am I not living in the tropics again? Slice strawberries and place in a small bowl with sugar. Our team pioneer methods to REDUCE waste, REUSE resources and REGENERATE our London surroundings. Directions: Muddle the strawberries, basil, lime juice, simple syrup and black pepper in a cocktail shaker. May 17, 2020 - I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it's still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! Strawberry Basil Gin at Founders Tavern & Grill "Always 5 Stars! This silky gin cocktail is made with a summery strawberry and basil syrup, lemon juice, and aquafaba. Get a cocktail shaker or medium glass jar with lid. Jun 15, 2020 - I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it's still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! Let sit in the fridge for 10 minutes (this … Strawberry Basil Sour Cream Gelato. And if you like this recipe, make sure you check out the Blueberry Gin Sour one too! . This Strawberry Basil Vodka Cocktail is the perfect smooth sip for summer! *Note: Nutrition information is estimated and varies based on products used. If it’s still cold where you are (I’m so sorry) this cocktail will definitely transport you somewhere warmer! For this gelato, I used fresh, raw strawberries for the first test. Sweet yet with hints of herby basil. Gently muddling releases the essential oils and gives amazing flavor to the cocktail! 1. SUBSCRIBE to get our All-Stars eCookbook free, Recipes Drinks Alcoholic Strawberry Basil Gin Cocktail. Give it all a stir until the honey has dissolved. . We’re revolutionising what it means to be located within the Big Smoke. My Blueberry Basil Margarita is a slightly mellower version of the original made with muddled blueberries and basil leaves and sweetened with a little agave nectar. Fill a small shallow plate with granulated sugar and juice of a lime. My original post didn't include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I'm revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. Strawberry Basil Rum Sour. What’s your favorite summer cocktail? I would love to use this recipe in a roundup post! 24 comments. Jun 20, 2018 - I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it's still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! I say gently, because you don’t want to bruise the basil! A cocktail is a mixed drink typically made with a distilled liquor (such as arrack, brandy, cachaça, gin, rum, tequila, vodka, or whiskey) as its base ingredient that is then mixed with other ingredients or garnishments.Sweetened liqueurs, wine, or beer may also serve as the base or be added.If beer is one of the ingredients, the drink is called a beer cocktail. 98% Upvoted. Method: Shake all the ingredients together. Strain this mixture into a measuring cup. Unfortunately, we killed the plants…my thumb, is apparently, not very green. Chop the strawberries and add them to the shaker/jar. Strawberry basil soup is the perfect warm weather dish made with fresh, energizing ingredients such as yogurt, milk, strawberries, and basil. We constantly pioneer methods to reduce our waste, reuse our resources and regenerate our London surroundings. Sit back and enjoy your Strawb-Basil Smash Mediterranean Gin Cocktail! If … save hide report. (1:1 honey to water dilution) 4-5 basil leaves. Fingers crossed that warmer weather is right around the corner! Letting the sugar and strawberries sit together really brings out the juice of the strawberries. Honestly, I think I never enjoyed Gin, because I hadn’t tried the right brand, but the G’Vine Floraison Gin was so smooth! The Aviation … Strawberry Basil Rum Sour. If … That’s why we’re ushering in the Roaring 2020’s with a new breed of gin fit for the times. 20ml honey water. Read our. One of my favorite things about the weather getting warm is grilling outside while sipping on cocktails. 20ml lemon juice. My original post didn't include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I'm revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. 87. First, we took Teddy to the park, the poor guy was dying for a good romp in the grass. We love food and together, we are on a mission to find all things YUMMY! ... gin, basil leaves, gin, granulated sugar, club soda and 6 more. However, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I actually enjoyed this cocktail. I know I’m not the only one. Add 40ml herbaceous and zesty MERCATO Mediterranean Gin. Don’t be shy — you want the strawberries totally broken down and the basil … This has always been my favorite local restaurant because they always get it right, but I have been… Trevor and I were out with the rest of them. If … Tag @showmetheyummy on Instagram and hashtag it #showmetheyummy. My Strawberry and Basil Mediterranean Gin Cocktail made with honey and lemon is a very popular choice to make at home. Apr 7, 2020 - I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it's still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! Now, strain the liquid in (using a tea strainer) into your glass, over the ice. You can specifically use it in this Strawberry Gin Fizz or this Orange-Basil Strawberry Mocktail (recipes coming soon). Wow, these look so delicious. *Make sure you make these in short glasses! Let sit in the fridge for 10 minutes (this really gets the juices going). Subscribe to receive updates, access to exclusive deals, and more. Here are all the recipes that are part of the DIY Gin … Show me the yummy! This Strawberry Shrub with Basil and Peppercorn will be featured in the DIY Gin Bar along with four others. Jul 9, 2018 - I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it's still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! I’m also antsy for warmer weather. My original post didn't include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I'm revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. This strawberry basil gin cocktail is perfect for summer! All comments are moderated before being published. Using a fine mesh strainer, strain the mixture into a measuring cup. Now, let me tell you, Gin has never been my “go to” for an alcoholic beverage. As long as you don’t post the original recipe (ingredients/directions), link back to the original recipe and give photo credit, you’re good to go! Filed Under: Alcoholic, Drinks, Gluten Free, Vegan, Sign up to get recipes delivered to your inbox and our Free All-Stars e-cookbook, Email (optional) Include to be notified of replies, We're Trevor and Jennifer, we live in Raleigh, North Carolina with our 70lb lap dog, Teddy. Close. We call it, 'Sustainable Urban Gin'. The most searched cocktail on the internet back in 2013. Seattle was welcoming Spring with open arms. My Gin Basil Smash is a popular choice to make at home Sweet yet with hints of herby basil.