Sunday, September 27, 2009
Rosemary and Mint Martini
Makes 2 Martinis
1/4 cup simple syrup (recipe follows)
6 oz. gin
splash of Vermouth
2 sprigs of rosemary, for garnish
Combine the syrup, gin, vermouth, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until you can’t shake anymore! Pour equally into two martini glasses. Garnish with the rosemary sprigs.
Rosemary-Mint Simple Syrup
Makes 1/4 cup
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon each mint and rosemary leaves, chopped
Combine the sugar, water and chopped herbs in a small, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir over the heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture begins to form a syrup like texture. Pour into a small glass dish and allow to cool.