Apple of My Eye

Été 2007
food and drink

BY: Michelle P. E. Hunt and Laura Panter

1. Fill a tall glass with ice. Add 1½ oz Orchard Infusion and the juice of 1/8 fresh lemon.

2. Top with chilled apple cider and garnish with a crisp apple slice.

Orchard Infusion
1. To an infusion jar or lidded jar, add one 750mL bottle of Canadian whisky, 2 cups apples, peeled, cored and chopped and 2 cups fresh cherries, cleaned, pitted and chopped.

2. Infuse for 3 to 10 days.

3. Open the jar and stir to mix before straining and discarding the fruit.

Cranberry Cabaret
1. Fill a highball glass with ice.

2. Add 1 oz Orchard Infusion, ½ oz amaretto, the juice of 1/8 fresh lime and top with cranberry juice.

3. Garnish with a cherry.

Cherry Sour
1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1½ oz Orchard Infusion, ½ oz lime juice and ½ oz simple syrup ( recipe follows).

2. Shake sharply and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.

3. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Simple Syrup
To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and boiling water, stir until the sugar has dissolved, and store in the fridge until chilled.