- 1 courgette, coarsely grated
The courgette is a variety of cucurbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…
- juice 2 lemons
Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…
- 2 tbsp caster sugar
- 25ml vermouth
- 50ml gin
Gin has enjoyed a huge revival recently. It's usually served alongside tonic water (a…
- mint leaf to garnish
Mix the courgette with the lemon juice and sugar and leave to steep for 1 hr. In the meantime, place a martini glass in the fridge to chill.
Strain the courgette mixture through a sieve into a jug. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add 25ml of the courgette syrup followed by the vermouth and gin. Stir gently a few times then strain into your chilled glass. Garnish with a mint leaf and serve.