Recipe of the week.
Scotland's love affair with gin shows no signs of waning with an extraordinary range of craft gins to tempt fans. But step out of your regular G&T comfort zone with a gin cocktail that's easy to make at home. A delicious Gin Raspberry Fizz is perfect for a summer BBQ and an easy way to impress guests, while every gin lover should know how to create a classic Tom Collins. Gin produced in Scotland accounts for 70 per cent of the UK's overall gin production but as a nation we have also made a mark on craft gin. Aldi has a fantastic selection from some of Scotland's best craft gin distillers and make it easy to sample some of the best.
METHOD Mash 125g raspberries and lemon juice together - then put through a sieve to remove the seeds. Mix the gin and raspberry puree together and divide between 2 coupe glasses. Top up with the elderflower water and add the rosemary sprigs. Add the remaining raspberries and serve.
Serves 2 Ingredients: 130g Fresh Scottish Raspberries Juice half Lemon 60ml McQueen Pink Gin 120ml Sparkling Elderflower Water 2 Rosemary sprigs Classic Tom Collins ? Serves 2 Ingredients: 120ml The Botanical Project Traditional Scottish Gin Soda Water 2 tsp Sugar 60ml lemon juice 1 large lemon, Ice cubes
METHOD Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice, sugar and gin to a clean highball glass and stir.Add plenty of ice and stir again.Top with soda water and stir for a final time. Garnish with the lemon and serve.
For more recipe ideas visit: www.aldi.co.uk/scotland
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Apr 27, 2019|
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