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Celery Lavender Martini

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Ingredients

For mix

  • 1 Cup celery chopped
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1/3 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lavender

for cocktail

  • 1 gin part good (like Hendricks)

Instructions

  1. Puree the ingredients for the mix in a blender until you can't see any whole bits of lavender anymore. Strain through a very fine mesh sieve or chinois pressing on the solids. Dump the solids in your sieve, wash it, then pass the liquid through again, but this time don't press on any solids that accumulate in the sieve.
  2. To make the cocktail, just fill a shaker with ice then add 1.5 parts of the mix to 1 part of gin. Shake well and pour into a martini glass to serve.