1 healthy pour of chilled vodka <Saimaa>
1 spoonful of lingonbery and blueberry compote*
a squeeze of lemon juice
I’m using my vacation measurements for this one. Combine everything in a rocks glass (or equivalent), and give a quick stir. Garnish with fresh lingonberries and blueberries.
* If you don’t homemade compote on hand, muddled fresh berries or a spoonful of your favorite jam and some simple syrup should suffice.
Hey there! Mrs. Muddle and I are back from our trip to Finland and Estonia, and we are pleased to report that both those countries have pretty formidable cocktail (and beer) scenes. If there is one takeaway from drinking in that part of the world, it’s that fresh local ingredients in various forms are all the rage. And I’m not just talking juices ; there were purees, foams, syrups, and of course garnishes. Also berries. Man do they love their berries. Continue reading