Parisian Pisco punch

The classic Pisco Punch is given a French twist by bartender Gabor Omufer at Vivek Singh's Cinnamon Club. It carries a refreshing fruitiness, with a hint of spice crowned with the anise notes of Absinthe.

First published in 2015
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Ingredients

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Parisian Pisco punch

  • 50ml of Pisco
  • 15ml of lime juice
  • 5ml of Green Chartreuse
  • 2 dashes of absinthe
  • 1 dash of Champagne

Pineapple compote

Equipment

  • Fine strainer
  • Hawthorne cocktail strainer

Method

1
To make the pineapple compote, peel and cut the pineapple into 2—3 cm chunks, then add to a pan with the cloves, sugar and water
2
Bring up to 70°C on a low to medium heat and cook for 45 minutes. Remove from the heat, allow to cool, then add the Kirsch and the lemon juice. Divide into batches and either freeze or store in the fridge
3
Place 20g (1 heaped tablesoon) of the pineapple compote in a shaker along with the Pisco, lime juice, chartreuse and absenthe.
4
Seal with a lid or Boston glass. Shake hard for 20 seconds and double strain using a Hawthorne strainer and fine strainer into a chilled pineapple glass and add a dash of champagne to top up. Garnish with the lavender and pinaple leaves before serving
First published in 2015
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After ignoring his father’s advice to become an engineer, Vivek Singh has built a distinguished career as a chef.

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