This aperitif cocktail is a slight variation on the Très Jolie, a cocktail from The Modern in N.Y.C. It is quite light and fruity, but balanced by the herbal and bitter notes. —fiveandspice
Dolin dry vermouth
Dolin blanc vermouth
In This Recipe
Stir all the ingredients except the orange twist with ice until well chilled (20 to 30 seconds), then strain into a cocktail glass. Twist the orange peel over the glass to express the orange oils, then discard or drop into the glass depending on how much orange peel flavor you want.
I like to say I'm a lazy iron chef (I just cook with what I have around), renegade nutritionist, food policy wonk, and inveterate butter and cream enthusiast! My husband and I own a craft distillery in Northern Minnesota called Vikre Distillery (www.vikredistillery.com), where I claimed the title, "arbiter of taste." I also have a doctorate in food policy, for which I studied the changes in diet and health of new immigrants after they come to the United States. I myself am a Norwegian-American dual citizen. So I have a lot of Scandinavian pride, which especially shines through in my cooking on special holidays. Beyond loving all facets of food, I'm a Renaissance woman (translation: bad at focusing), dabbling in a variety of artistic and scientific endeavors.