The Beachcomber Cocktail

Paying homage to the waning days of summer, I have created this tart but sweet cocktail. Entitled, “The Beachcomber” it celebrates our search for the scents, flavors, and experiences of summer by showcasing Olive This! Coconut White Balsamic.


INGREDIENTS:

3 ounces vanilla flavored vodka (I like Svedka)
1 ounce of good Brandy
1 ounce of Olive This! Coconut White Balsamic Vinegar
2 ounces pineapple juice
1 large egg white whipped
Sections of fresh pineapple and a few mint leaves to garnish
Raw sugar for the rim of the glass


METHOD:

  • Rub a bit of the fresh pineapple around the rim of each glass and dip in the raw sugar. Set aside.
  • Separate the egg white from the yolk, (which you can keep or discard,) and place the egg white in a cool metal bowl. I like to whip it myself. You can use a mixer but it’s so much trouble for something you can do with your hands and a deep breath in the space of about 3 minutes. It’s good exercise and you don’t want the egg to be stiff peaks. Get your wrist into it and whip until very foamy.
  • In a large cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, brandy, balsamic, and pineapple juice. Shake well for about 15-20 seconds. Remove cap and ladle in the egg whites. Replace the cap and shake for about 10 more seconds.  Alternately, you can simply ladle a pillowy cloud of the egg whites on top of the martini if you don’t want to shake it into the mixture.
  • Serve while wearing sunglasses.



Get the cookbook!

Let's think about food preparation as art, and flavors as adventurous stories. Say ‘goodbye’ to safe sequences, or copycat flavors, and use your senses to curate the perfect meal. My recipes help your kitchen come to life as I share anecdotes about food chemistry, and fun shortcuts that conquer menu-mediocrity. my cooking style is one that combines everyday ingredients into sensuous layers that wake up the bored palate as I reveal easy-to-understand tips, tricks, and hacks so everyone can prepare and serve Bling Cuisine with confidence and joy!

PURCHASE COOKBOOK

Follow us Ifeellikecooking