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If alcohol is always to be consumed in moderation, the summer season remains the best time to enjoy cocktails on the terrace. Between mojito and spritz, our heart swings. Why not leave these classics For a more original but just as delicious recipe?

Chef Cyril Lignac rightly shared on his Instagram account his secrets for making an alcoholic drink with basil, which is also offered on the menu of his restaurant Ischia in Paris. So ready to make this recipe again at home?

For the summer, Cyril Lignac has decided to share its light, floral and sweet cocktail recipe, very easy to reproduce at home. To give you an idea, this alcoholic drink is made with basil leaves, lemon, lemongrass and pisco, a wine brandy made in Peru. In just a few sips, you will travel. Head for the sun. Here’s how to make it at home.

For one drink, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 8 basil leaves
  • 8 pieces of lemongrass
  • 4 cl of pisco (or tequila blanche)
  • 3 cl of elderflower
  • 2 cl of lemon juice
  1. Start by bringing a mixing glass to put all the ingredients in before crushing them with a pestle.
  2. Add ice cubes and pour everything into a shaker.
  3. Shake and pour the cocktail into an “old fashioned” type glass.
  4. For decoration, opt for a basil leaf.

You can taste this cocktail from Cyril Lignac. Chin!


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