Here in NYC it’s been so hot and muggy that I overheard a coworker saying, “It feels like I’m living in a mouth!” 👄 When you take into account those NYC summer smells, a more accurate description might be an armpit. 💪Have I mentioned I do love it here? 😛 On the bright side, gin and tonics feel like they were invented for days like these… And thank goodness they exist because there’s not much that sounds delicious at the moment. 🌞💦💦💦🔥 This recipe comes from the @nytimes book of cocktails. Next time I might infuse the cloves for an even stronger flavor instead of just adding them on top. Dog glassware from @thebarkshop!
🍊 Kumquat and Clove Gin and Tonic 🍊
- 1 kumquats, cut in half
- 3-5 cloves
- 3 oz gin
- ~10 oz tonic, cold
In an 18-ounce glass, place both halves of 1 kumquat. Muddle lightly. Fill glass with ice, and place remaining kumquats and cloves on top. Add the gin, and tonic water to taste.