The Wildcrafted Cocktail: Make Your Own Foraged Syrups, Bitters, Infusions, and Garnishes; Includes Recipes for 45 One-of-a-Kind Mixed Drinks

  • Meet the natural lovechild of the popular local-foods movement and craft cocktail scene. It’s here to show you just how easy it is to make delicious, one-of-a-kind mixed drinks with common flowers, berries, roots, and leaves that you can find along roadsides or in your backyard. Foraging expert Ellen Zachos gets the party started with recipes for more than 50 garnishes, syrups, infusions, juices, and bitters, including Quick Pickled Daylily Buds, Rose Hip Syrup, and Chanterelle-infused Rum. You’ll then incorporate your handcrafted components into 45 surprising and delightful cocktails, such as Stinger in the Rye, Don’t Sass Me, and Tree-tini.

    From the Back Cover:
    Start with more than 50 recipes for bitters, garnishes, syrups, infusions, and juices using plants readily found in backyards, farmers' markets, and along roadside fields. Bottle up the goodness of fresh berries, fruit, flowers, leaves, roots, and seeds; then delight in their flavors all year by incorporating your wildcrafted components into 45 surprising and delicious cocktails.

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