Sakura Blossom Elixir


Harmonious blend of Japanese flavors with molecular mixology

Sakura Blossom Elixir

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Serving : 1 cocktail

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AI Request:an japanese inspired cocktail with sake and gin, molecular mixology and typical ingredients from japan
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Delve into a harmonious blend of traditional Japanese flavors and innovative molecular mixology with the Sakura Blossom Elixir. This cocktail encapsulates the ephemeral beauty of cherry blossoms through its delicate balance of sake and gin, complemented by a symphony of quintessential Japanese ingredients. It's served in a traditional ceramic sake cup to enhance the authentic experience, making each sip a journey through Japan's rich cultural heritage. Ingredients: - 1 oz Gin (preferably a Japanese craft gin for its unique botanicals) - 1 oz Sake (choose a Junmai Daiginjo for its purity and delicate flavor) - 1/2 oz Yuzu juice (for a citrusy tang) - 1/2 oz Sakura syrup (homemade or store-bought, to imbue the cocktail with cherry blossom notes) - 1 tsp Matcha powder (for color and a slight tea bitterness) - 1 Egg white (for the frothy, smooth texture) - Edible gold flakes and a cherry blossom for garnish (optional but recommended for visual appeal) Molecular Mixology Element: - Matcha Air: To create a frothy, light as air topping, mix 1/4 tsp of soy lecithin with 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 tsp of Matcha powder. Use a hand blender to aerate it until you get a thick foam. Instructions: 1. In a shaker, combine the gin, sake, yuzu juice, sakura syrup, and egg white. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously to emulsify the egg white. 2. Add ice to the shaker and shake again until well-chilled. 3. Strain the mixture into a chilled ceramic sake cup, leaving room for the foam. 4. Gently spoon the Matcha air on top of the cocktail to create a thick layer of foam. 5. Garnish with edible gold flakes and a cherry blossom on top of the foam. 6. Serve immediately and enjoy a breathtaking sip of Japan. The Sakura Blossom Elixir is a testament to the elegance and harmony of Japanese flavors, with the molecular aspect of Matcha air adding a contemporary twist. This cocktail promises an unforgettable taste experience that pays homage to the beauty of Japan's traditions and natural landscapes.


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