In this Nutty Fig Martini the herbaceous, green vanilla, fig-leaf flavour, combined with the nuttiness of an Amontillado Sherry provides an enticing whistle whetter – especially alongside a warm, salty cheesy appetiser.
The pickled walnut garnish nods to the classic ‘Gibson’ martini.
This Nutty Fig Martini is paired with the starter in our Hogmanay menu. There are few better pairings than fig, walnut and sherry!
For Fig Leaf Honey Water or a store cupboard substitute:
If you don’t have any local fig trees you can pick from, look online for dried leaves. (Or you can substitute with a similar quantity mixture of fig liqueur-like Briotett, honey water and a dash of sherry vinegar).
Instructions for the Fig Leaf Honey Water:
• 250ml Water
• 250ml Apple Cider Vinegar
• 250ml Raw Honey
• 4 Fig Leaves
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