Our friend Kay Jordan concocted this peppery riff on the classic Vodka cocktail. This is a great one to batch out and serve at a party.
Combine Ice, Vodka, Cucumber Juice, Vermouth, Lime Juice and Peppercorn Simple Syrup in Shaker
Shake vigorously until well chilled.
Strain into Coupe Glass
Float drops of Chili Oil on top
Peppercorn Simple Syrup
peppercorn simple syrup:
1/2 cup black peppercorns
1 cup water
1 cup pure cane sugar
wrap peppercorns in a dish towel and slightly crush with a mallet to release flavor.
bring all ingredients to a boil, reduce to simmer uncovered for 20 minutes, take off of heat and let stand
for 4 hrs up to overnight. fine strain.
If you have a vegetable juicer, simply wash and peel cucumbers, then juice
You can also use a blender, then strain the pulp.
1. Wash and peel Cucumbers
2. Cut into chunks
3. Add to blender, add a small amount of water to ease blending
4. Blend on high for 60 seconds or until frothy
5. Line sieve with cheesecloth, strain into bowl