April started out as a doozy and I have been anything but inspired. But today, oh today, it feels like things are picking up…if because of nothing else it feels like spring has sprung!
I now present you with a long overdue recipe.
Blackberry Gin n’ Tonics (serves 4)
- 12 blackberries
- 20 fresh mint leaves
- 2 lemons
- 12 ounces gin (or vodka)
- tonic water
- Set out four glasses
- Place 3 blackberries, 5 mint leaves, juice of ½ lemon
- Fill each glass with ice, followed by 3 ounces of gin
- Muddle the ingredients using a fork
- Add tonic water, stir and serve
“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. ”
– William Shakespeare