I Will Survive

Author Notes:

Remember the song I will Survive by Gloria Gaynor? Well I do and this is my cocktail for Gloria! I will always survive any kitchen disaster, even making cocktails for Food52!

Maria Teresa Jorge

Serves: 4


  • 200 milliliters White Rhum
  • 300 milliliters fresh watermelon juice
  • Watermelon to make little balls
  • 50 milliliters pomegranate syrup
  • 100 milliliters lime juice
  • ice cubes
In This Recipe


  1. Make the watermelon juice by removing the skin and seeds and processing the watermelon. Sieve to get an extra smooth juice. Measure 300 ml of juice.
  2. Scoop little balls out of the watermelon and put them through a toothpick to decorate the glass.
  3. Put all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice cubes and shake well.
  4. Serve in iced Martini glasses with watermelon balls in toothpick.

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