Contributed by: Bungalow Restaurant (The) - Corona del Mar
Home Before Sunrise
Priscilla Willis of She’s Cookin’ shares the winning recipes from Home before sunriseThe Bungalow’s first quarterly cocktail competition.
2 slices Fresh ginger root2 dashes Angostura bitters1 1/2 ounces Housemade rhubarb syrup (recipe below)2 ounces Buffalo Trace Bourbon1/2 ounce Fresh lemon juiceGarnish: Raspberry and a candied ginger stick
- In a shaker, muddle ginger and bitters in rhubarb syrup. Add remaining ingredients. Fill shaker 2/3 full with ice and shake.
- Double strain into glass with ice, garnish and serve.
- For housemade rhubarb syrup: Rough chop 1 pound fresh rhubarb. Add to a pot with 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer for 15 minutes or until rhubarb breaks down. Strain through cheesecloth into a separate pot. Add 1 cup sugar then bring liquid to a boil, reduce heat and simmer. Stir occasionally until sugar dissolves. Let cool. Add 1 tablespoon vodka, bottle and refrigerate. Can be kept up to a week.