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DharMag May 2017 Cocktail Scheherazade: your new aperitif with Prosecco, St. Germain and cider

Shahrazād cocktail with Prosecco, St. Germain cider and blueberries The Scheherazade cocktail is a slap in the face, a scratching and cheeky aperitif, all played on sharp tones, pungent enlightened by the gorgeous perfume of the elder-flower.

Elderflower that we find in the famous St. Germain liqueur, a small supernova of taste, ready to explode as soon as it caress the palate.

We have to admit that we have been inspired by Pasolini’s film rather than the lovely fairy tales, so also the cocktail come out a bit twisted and interrupted…

The Scheherazade cocktail is very simple, it is a sparkling drink build directly into the glass and does not require particular skills.

The only ingredient to prepare in advance are the blueberries, which should be soaked in St. Germain and then frozen.

Dawn on Amazon River, South America, nature wonders, nature photo The perfect cocktail for a relaxed Amazon river cruise In this manner we won’t dilute cocktail with trivial ice, on the contrary you will make it unforgettable and give it a unique touch, worthy of one thousand and one night.

Are you ready to hear a story?

Scheherazade cocktail ingredients and doses

  • 2 cl of cider
  • 5 cl of Prosecco
  • 1 cl of Calvados
  • 3 cl of St. Germain liqueur
  • 5-6 special blueberries

How to make the Scheherazade cocktail

Wash the blueberries and place them in a glass with some Saint Germaine liqueur, let them rest for a few hours, drain, then freeze them.

Uncork Prosecco and pour it into a chalice, add cider, a drop of Calvados, then dive in some frozen blueberries.

Cocktail Scheherazade, aperitif with Prosecco blueberries cider St. Germain Serve the Scheherazade cocktail and let’s fly to a fairy-tale world!

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