Ivar de Lange's Mary One
Ivar de Lange represented The Netherlands at the World Class Bartender of the Year final, 2013.
- 40ml artichoke-infused Ketel One vodka
- 2 barspoons homemade tomato jam
- 8ml Cynar
- 10ml fresh lemon juice
- 2-3 drops red pepper bitters
To make the artichoke infused Ketel One, Ivar boils the heart and 25 leaves of a ripe and fully-grown Dutch artichoke for 30 minutes ‘to get the juices out’. He then peels the leaves, cuts the heart out and lets them rest in a litre of Ketel One vodka for 48 hours. Finally, he strains the liquid through a fine milkcloth.
Place all the ingredients in to a shaker. Shake well with ice. Strain into a small traditional jam jar (Kilner-style). Garnish with a stick of celery and serve on a Grandma-style napkin.
Recipe courtesy of: Ivar de Lange, Demain, Nijmegen. Ivar de Lange represented The Netherlands at the World Class Bartender of the Year final, 2013.
NB: Contains 14 grams of alcohol per serve
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