It's Fig'n Thyme for a Cocktail

Hey Everyone,

Cheers to you, our loving extended family, we hope you have a great Easter weekend while face-timing your loved ones and getting stuck into some great drinks along the way.

We 'fig'-ured it was 'Thyme' for a cocktail - get it? OK enough of the puns, but seriously, this cocktail is delicious and will be a great addition to your drinking repertoire.

Fig and Thyme Syrup

Ingredients

250g Figs (finely sliced)

2 Bunches of Thyme

200g Caster sugar

Method

Combine the ingredients into two zip-lock bags (half the ingredients in each bag), jiggling them around in the bag until well mixed. Press out as much air from the bag as you can, then seal it. Let it sit at room temperature for 24 hours, gently pressing it from time to time to help dissolve sugar and extract fig juice.

Strain the syrup through a fine-meshed sieve, discarding the solids. The syrup can be stored in a jar or bottle in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

'Thyme' for a Cocktail

*per cocktail

Ingredients

15ml Fig and Thyme syrup

30ml Vodka

150ml Santolin Family Cider

Lemon wedge

Soda water

Method

Combine the Fig & Thyme syrup, Vodka, and Santolin Family Cider in a tumbler glass. Add a squeeze of lemon and top with soda water. Add ice and stir. Finish with a sprig of Thyme to garnish.

Cheers!

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