07 Jul

What could be nicer on a sunny day than a summer cocktail? Especially one starring strawberries! And easy to prepare.

Serves 8 - multiply proportionately for larger parties.

400g strawberries

250g sugar

Juice from 4 freshly squeezed lemons 

Zest of two lemons

120ml water

200ml gin

200ml Dubonnet, or Martini Rosso, or Lillet Rouge

800ml soda water

Combine water, lemon juice, zest and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently until these form a syrup.

Chop strawberries , add the syrup, mix together in a blender. Add gin and Dubonnet/Martini/Lillet. Pour into a punch bowl. Add the soda water and Voila!

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